Evaluation of Some Plant Fruit Extracts for the Control of West Nile Virus Vector Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)


Koç S., Evren O. H. , Çetin H.

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES, vol.10, no.4, pp.595-601, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.595-601
  • Keywords: Larvicidal, Melia azedarach, Phoenix theophrasti, Pyracantha coccinea, Styphnolobium japonicum, SEPTIC-TANK WATER, INDICA A. JUSS, MELIA-AZEDARACH, AZADIRACHTA-INDICA, AEDES-AEGYPTI, MOSQUITO LARVICIDES, L. DIPTERA, LARVAE, QUINQUEFASCIATUS, LEPIDOPTERA
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The extracts of different parts of plants were found very effective against various pests. The aim of this research was to determine the insecticidal activity of fruit methanol extracts obtained from Melia azedarach (Meliaceae), Phoenix theophrasti (Arecaceae), Styphnolobium japonicum (Fabaceae) and Pyracantha coccinea (Rosaceae) against the larvae of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae).