Toxic effects of limonene againstCulex quinquefasciatus Say larvae and its interference with oviposition

Abstract

Limonene, a major constituent of citrus essential oil isolated from abraded fresh peels of bitter orangeCitrus aurantium L., was tested for its toxicity against early 4th instar larvae ofCulex quinquefasciatus Say. The response of treated larvae was concentration-dependent and LC90s were 53.80 and 32.52 ppm after 24 and 48 h of treatment respectively… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01905742

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