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Short Communication Volume 1 Issue 4

Herbal based Alternative Insecticides for Mosquito Control

Payal Mittal*

Department of Pharmacology, University Institute of Pharma Sciences, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India

*Corresponding Author: Payal Mittal, Department of Pharmacology, University Institute of Pharma Sciences, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India.

Received: March 25, 2020; Published: April 08, 2020

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Mosquito is a major health concern as it is the principal vector of a number of diseases affecting human beings and other animals [1]. Members of genera Anopheles, Culex and Aedes are vectors for transmitting diseases like malaria, filariasis, Japanese encephalitis, dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever, chikungunya and yellow fever [2].

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Citation

Citation: Payal Mittal. “Herbal based Alternative Insecticides for Mosquito Control". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 1.4 (2020): 19-20.



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