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Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B (2018)

Toxic and biochemical effects of imidacloprid and tannic acid on the Culex pipiens larvae (Diptera: Culicidae)

Common name: Imidacloprid Trade name: Mallet 35% SC Chemical formula: C<sub>9</sub>H<sub>10</sub>ClN<sub>5</sub>O<sub>2</sub>
Fig. 1: Common name: Imidacloprid Trade name: Mallet 35% SC Chemical formula: C9H10ClN5O2
Common name: Tannic acid Trade name: Gallotannic Acid Chemical formula: C<sub>76</sub>H<sub>52</sub>O<sub>46</sub>
Fig. 2: Common name: Tannic acid Trade name: Gallotannic Acid Chemical formula: C76H52O46
Toxicity regression lines of both imidacloprid and tannic acid against 3<sup>rd</sup> instar larvae of <em>Cx. pipiens</em>.
Fig. 3: Toxicity regression lines of both imidacloprid and tannic acid against 3rd instar larvae of Cx. pipiens.
Microscopic photo showing the expelling of the alimentary canal of 3<sup>rd</sup> instar <em>Culex pipiens </em>larvae after treatment with tannic acid (B) as compared with untreated larvae (A)
Fig. 4: Microscopic photo showing the expelling of the alimentary canal of 3rd instar Culex pipiens larvae after treatment with tannic acid (B) as compared with untreated larvae (A)
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