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- Kamalakannan, Siva; Murugan, Kadarkarai; Barnard, Donald R.
- ARS USDA Submissions 2011 v.14 no.1 pp. 41
- Acalypha indica; Achyranthes aspera; Aedes aegypti; blood; botanical insecticides; chickens; females; hematophagy; insecticidal properties; larvicides; leaf extracts; lethal concentration 50; methanol; pupae; smoke; toxicity
- ... Alternative control technologies envisioned for the dengue vector Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae) include botanical insecticides, which are believed to pose little threat to the environment or to human health and may provide a practical substitute for synthetic insecticides. In this study, we determined the biological activity of methanol extracts of the leaves of Acalypha indica L. (Euphorb ...