Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 130

Table of Content: December 2015; 7(6)

December 2015

Effect of Cymbopogon citrates (Poaceae) oil and citral on post-embryonic time of blowflies

Cymbopogon citratus oil is used in folk medicine asrepellent and insecticide against insects. This study evaluated the insecticidal activity of C. citrates oil extracted from Brazil and Cuba and its main component citral as insecticides against Chrysomya megacephala, Chrysomya putoria and Lucilia cuprina. Variables monitored were:duration of post embryonic development, larval weight (mg), sex ratio, mortality index...

Author(s): Zeneida Teixeira Pinto, Félix Fernández-Sánchez, Arith Ramos Santos, Ana Claudia Fernandes Amaral, JoséLuiz Pinto Ferreira, Julio Cesar Escalona-Arranz and Margareth Mariade Carvalho Queiroz