Author(s): Rahuman AA, Gopalakrishnan G, Ghouse BS, Arumugam S, Himalayan B
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Abstract Bioassay guided fractionation of the acetone extract of Feronia limonia dried leaves afforded a potent mosquito larvicide, identified as n-hexadecanoic acid and found to be effective against fourth instar larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti, with LC50 of 129.24, 79.58 and 57.23 ppm, respectively.
This article was published in Fitoterapia
and referenced in Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology