Effect Of Citrullus Colocynthis (linn.) Schard Fruit On Mosquito  

Abstract Category: Science
Course / Degree: M.Sc
Institution / University: Prof. Ramkrishna More College, Akurdi, Pune, M.S. India, India
Published in: 2012

Paper Abstract / Summary:

Citrullus colocynthis (Linn) Schard of family Cucurbitaceae, commonly known as Kadu Indrvan. The present study had truly proved that botanical origin have the potential to be used successfully as larvicides. The larvicidal activity of crude methonal and petroleum ether extracts of C. colocynthis fruit, which were assayed for their toxicity against the larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus (Dipteria: Culicidae). The Larval mortality was observed after 24h exposure and highest larval mortality was found in petroleum ether fruit extract as compare to methonal fruit extract of C. colocynthis. In the present study oleic acid were identified with the help of HPTLC method, which is used as mosquito larvicidal compounds.   

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Citrullus colocynthis, petroleum ether extracts, Culex quinquefasciatus, oleic acid,

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Submission Details: Paper Abstract submitted by Ahire Yogesh from India on 21-Jun-2012 12:46.
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