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Title: Evaluation of potential insect repellents as insectproofing agents for wool fabrics
Authors: Prasad, Rameshwar
Veer, Vijay
Rao, K M
Keywords: Anthrenus flavipes;N,N-diethylphenylacetarnide;Dimethylphthalate;N,N-diethyl-m-toluarnide;Tinea translucens;Wool fabric
Issue Date: Mar-1992
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Three insect repellents, viz. N,N-diethylphenylacetamide (DEPA), N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) and dimethylphthalate (DMP) have been evaluated against the larvae of Anthrenus flavipes LeConte (the furniture carpet beetle) and Tinea translucens Meyrick (the case making clothes-moth) through impregnation of wool fabric. Of these, only DEPA at 5% owf (effective conc., 1.45% owf) provides protection to the fabric from larval feeding of textile pests.
Page(s): 56-57
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/32493
ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.17(1) [March 1992]

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