Screening of some semi-arid region plants for larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

  title={Screening of some semi-arid region plants for larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.},
  author={Ruchika Kaushik and Pooja Saini},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  volume={46 3},
Mosquitoes pose a major threat to human health by transmitting serious diseases. Development of resistance, cross-resistance, rising cost and possible toxicity hazards associated with synthetic insecticides are some of the reasons for revival of interest in plantbased products in recent years1–4. Search for cost-effective, safe and highly potent plant-based insecticides for the control of mosquitoes requires the preliminary screening of plants to evaluate their effectiveness in mosquito control… CONTINUE READING


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