mosquito repellents

Catnip Essential Oil and Its Nepetalactone Isomers as Repellents for Mosquitoes

Submitted by valbrigh on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 18:20

Natural Terpenoid repellents with activity against mosquitoes, flies, cockroaches, ticks, and bed bugs

It is well established that insects and plants have shared a long evolutionary history with one another. Due to this evolutionary “arms race,” plants have developed some truly fascinating ways to deter insects from feeding upon them, such as production of various terpenoid compounds that repel or kill insect pests. Our lab is interested in isolating plant-derived compounds that may act as natural repellents. Read more about Natural Terpenoid repellents with activity against mosquitoes, flies, cockroaches, ticks, and bed bugs

Mosquito repellents: a review of chemical structure diversity and olfaction

Submitted by jcoats on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:48
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