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Vol. 10, Issue 6, Part B (2023)

Insecticidal properties of different plants of north-east India against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus: A review

Author(s): Riju Sarma, Chiranjit Baruah, Daisy Brahma, Srawasti Das, Ratna Prova Barman and Dipamani Sarma
Abstract:
North-East India is considered as one of 34 biodiversity hotspots across the world. The rich floral diversity of this region is less highlighted for its insecticidal property. Being a major vector of different dreadful diseases, mosquito gain more importance in now- a- days. Such mosquito population are trying to control using chemical agents but botanicals are considered as safe and effective alternative to chemical insecticide in recent times. In this context, North- East India hold a specific position due to its high floral diversity. Therefore, our investigation has targeted to record the study which tested mosquitocidal properties of plant essential oils against two important vector mosquito species viz. Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus in this particular area. The present review reported that 52 and 54 plant essential oils from different plant parts have tested against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus. Majority of these essential oils were obtained from leaves part of the Rutaceae family.
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Riju Sarma, Chiranjit Baruah, Daisy Brahma, Srawasti Das, Ratna Prova Barman, Dipamani Sarma. Insecticidal properties of different plants of north-east India against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus: A review. Int J Mosq Res 2023;10(6):126-133. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/23487941.2023.v10.i6b.727
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