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Chemical Composition and Insecticide Properties of the Essential Oils from Mentha Pulegium Against Aedes Caspius (Diptera: Culicidae)

  • Fouzia Tine-Djebbar
  • Raja Guenez
  • Noureddine Soltani
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

Mosquitoes can transmit serious human diseases such as malaria, dengue, filariasis, and yellow fever, which affect more than 700 million people annually throughout the world.

Keywords

Aedes caspius Essential oils Mentha pulegium Chemical composition Larvicidal activity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fouzia Tine-Djebbar
    • 1
  • Raja Guenez
    • 1
  • Noureddine Soltani
    • 2
  1. 1.Larbi Tebbesi University, Laboratory of Applied Animal Biology—University of AnnabaAnnabaAlgeria
  2. 2.Laboratory of Applied Animal Biology—University of AnnabaAnnabaAlgeria

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