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Effects of phytochemicals on fecundity and hatchability of Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles stephensi

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 625021, India
  • 2Department of Zoology, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (Autonomous), Sivakasi 626 124, India
  • 3Department of Zoology, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (Autonomous), Sivakasi 626 124, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 5, Issue (3), Pages 31-39, March,10 (2016)


Culex quinquefasciatus Say. and Anopheles stephensi L.larvae were reared in de-chlorinated water at different concentrations less than the critical concentration. Inhibition of adults emergence in 50% of treated larvae (Ec50) of Tephrosin (1,2a &


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