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dc.contributor.authorKazembe, TC-
dc.contributor.authorNkomo, S-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)-
dc.description.abstract A. conyzoides, B. salicifolia and B. monticola plants used by some of the indigenous rural people of Hurungwe district, Mashonaland West Province, Zimbabwe could be developed into useful mosquitocides. The dried, powdered leaves of A. conyzoides and B. monticola, and the dried powdered bark of B. salicifolia were each burnt on glowing charcoal to produce smoke that knocked down or killed laboratory-reared A. aegypti mosquitoes. B. salicifolia achieved 100% knockdown of the test mosquitoes within 20 minutes of application, whilst A. conyzoides and G. monticola achieved the 100% knockdown within 30 minutes. The plants could be used as bases for the production of mosquitocides.  en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P29/00, A61P33/06en_US
dc.sourceIJTK Vol.9(2) [April 2010]en_US
dc.subjectTraditional medicineen_US
dc.titleMosquitocides of Argeratum conyzoides, Boscia salicifolia and Grewia monticolaen_US
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