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GC and GC/MS analyses of the AlgerianLantana camaraleaf essential oil: Effect againstSitophilus granariusadults

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Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Volume
16
Issue
3
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jscs.2011.01.013
Keywords
  • Lantana Camaral.
  • Essential Oil
  • Sitophilus Granarius
  • Fumigant Activity

Abstract

Abstract The bioactivity of the essential oil extracted by hydrodistillation from Lantana camara leaves was assessed under laboratory conditions. The composition of L. camara essential oil included large amounts of sesquiterpene, mainly β-caryophyllene (35.70%) and caryophyllene oxide (10.04%). The tested essential oil showed good fumigant activity within 1week of exposure for all tested doses. Moreover, remanence study confirmed that the oil was efficient during 2weeks.

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