Essential oils and their components as an alternative in the control of mosquito vectors of disease.
- Sergio Andrade Ochoa,
- Luvia E Sánchez-Torres,
- Guadalupe Virginia Nevárez-Moorillón,
- Alejandro D Camacho,
- Benjamín Nogueda-Torres
Biomedica 2017 Mar 29;37(0):224-243. Epub 2017 Mar 29.
Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Ciudad de México, México.
More than half of the human population is exposed to mosquito-borne infections. Climate change and the emergence of strains resistant to traditionally used insecticides have motivated the search of new agents for mosquito population control. Essential oils have been effective repellents and larvicidal agents. Read More