| || Efficacy of Certain Essential Oils and Insect Repellents Against Land Leeches
Author : Nath, D.R.;Das, N.G.;Malhotra, P.R.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:36(3) ; 1986 ; pp 327-330
Subject : 632.9 Pest Control;57 Biological Sciences
Keywords : Mylol;DMP ;Repellants;Land Leeches
Abstract : Relative efficacy of six essential oils, viz., Cinnamon, Citronella, Eucalyptus, Orange, Pine, Spearmint and four insect repellents i.e. Dimethyl phthalate (DMP), Expel and Mylol was investigated against landleeches, Haemadipsa zeylanica montivindicis Moore, under laboratory conditions. Cinnamon oil was found to be the best among the essential oils and out of repellents, Mylol and DMP effective equally.