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The author of the book: Arulsamy Jebanesan
Edition: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Date of issue: 28 Mar 2013
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 19.20 MB
City - Country: United States
Full description of the book "Development of Mosquito Repellents from Certain Plants of Tribal Usage":In the present investigation, information has been collected on about 63 plants used for medicinal purposes of Irulas and MudugasTribes. Based on the information gathered, nine plants viz., Pelargonium, graveolens, Ocimum basilicum, Cympopogan citratus, Eucalyptus globulus, Ruta chalepensis, Premna corymbosa, Plactranthus amboinicus, Placanthus barbatus and Scoparia dulcis were selected and their ethanolic extraction of the leaves were made by Soxlet apparatus. Essential volatile oils were obtained from the leaves by steam distillation. Mosquito repellent formulation like coil, skin lotion, mat and liquidizer was done by using plants products in combination with inert substances. And the efficiency of repellent products were tested against PDF vector mosquitoes, Anopheles stephensi, Liston, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, Aedes aegypti (Linn.), Smoke repellent activity, skin repellent activity, the maximum Liquid Mosquito Insecticide Extract Formulation (LMIEF), vapourising mats were carried out against vector mosquitoes. Among the nine plants tested Pelargonium, graveolens was foud to be more effective in the smoke repellent, skin repellent activity against three vector mosquitoes tested.
About the author Arulsamy JebanesanDr. A. Jebanesan is a Professor in the Department of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India. He has published more than 125 research articles in Peer reviewed journals. He guided 12 Ph.D and 25 M.Phil scholars. His field of interest is Vector control and Mosquito control. He is having 22 years of teaching and 28 years of research experience.
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