Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 29 Issue 1&2

Light induced effects of latex of Excoecaria agallocha L. on salt marsh mosquito Culex sitiens L.

K. Kathiresan and T. Suramania Thangam

Latex and shoot of Excoecaria agallocha L. have been proved to have larvicidal property against salt marsh mosquito Culex sitiens. The toxic effect is partly nullified by red and blue light treatments

Date : 31-12-1987