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Larvicidal activity of two Algerian Verbenaceae essential oils against Culex pipiens.
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PMID:  21592668     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bioactivity of essential oils extracted from the leaves of Verbena officinalis and Lantana camara L. for the control of Culex pipiens. Triplicate bioassays were performed with fourth larval instars of C. pipiens (n=25 per replicate) with solutions at 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500μL/L of V. officinalis and L. camara L. extracts. Cumulative mortalities were determined 3, 6, 12 and 24h after treatment. Results showed cumulative mortalities, at three (3) hours to be 30.0±2.9% and 14.8±1.5% and achieve 43.3±1.9% and 44.4±3.1% after 24h exposure time, at 100mg/L of essential oil from L. camara and V. officinalis, respectively.
Authors:
Safia Zoubiri; Aoumeur Baaliouamer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary parasitology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-2550     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7602745     Medline TA:  Vet Parasitol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Laboratory of Functional Organic Analysis, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, BP32, El-Alia, Bab-Ezzouar, 16111 Algiers, Algeria; Research and Development Center, EPE ALDAR, MOUBYDAL Group, Algiers, Algeria; Scientific and Technological Research Center on Physical and Chemical Analysis (CRAPC), Bou-Ismail site, Tipaza, Algeria.
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