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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2017)
Mosquito vector management knowledge, attitude, practices and future of user & environment friendly new generation botanical Mosquitocide formulations: A review


Author(s): Dipak Kumar Hazra, Arka Samanta, Rajib Karmakar, Koushik Sen and Pratyusa Bakshi

Abstract: Every step taken to control the mosquitoes has a cumulative effect and contributes immensely to control mosquito borne diseases. The eggs developing within the female mosquito need human blood for nourishment and so the female mosquito bites humans. Protection of humans against mosquito bite by using bed nets and mosquito repellent. By preventing water logging and destroying unwanted water collections sources of egg laying can be denied and breeding of mosquitoes can be prevented. Most of insecticides have effects on the human beings as well as the environment and other life forms. The real benefits of botanical insecticides can be best realized in developing countries, where people may not be able to afford synthetic insecticides, and the traditional use of plants and plant derivatives for protection of mosquitoes is long established. Recently, attention has been paid to use user & environment friendly new generation botanical mosquitocide formulations for protection against mosquitoes.

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How to cite this article:
Dipak Kumar Hazra, Arka Samanta, Rajib Karmakar, Koushik Sen, Pratyusa Bakshi. Mosquito vector management knowledge, attitude, practices and future of user & environment friendly new generation botanical Mosquitocide formulations: A review. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(3):32-37.
International Journal of Chemical Studies