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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Johnson, Lyndon; Williams, L.A.D.; Roberts, Earle V.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Chemistry; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
An insecticidal and acaricidal polysulphide metabolite from the roots of Petivera alliacea
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Journal Title
Pesticide Science
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Date of Publication
1997
Volume ID
50
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Page(s)
228-232
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Abstract
The study evaluates the acaricidal and insecticidal potential of dibenzyltrisulphide from the roots of Petiveria alliacea. The compound was very effective as a repellant for the coffee berry borer and killed the sweet potato weevil. Significant acaricidal activities was found against adult females of the southern cattle ticks....
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