Potensi Daun Pandan (Pandanus Amaryllifolius) Dan Mangkokan (Notophanax Scutellarium) Sebagai Repelen Nyamuk Aedes Albopictus

Rina Marina • Endang Puji Astuti
Journal article Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases • December 2012

Abstract

. Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes being the vector of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF). Various efJort have been done to control the mosquitoes, including using plant extract as repellent. Pandanus amaryllifolius and Notophanax scutellarium leaf were known to posses repellent activity for mosquito species. The study aimed to examine efJectiveness ofP. amaryllifolius and N. scutellarium leaf as repellent for Ae. albopictus. The result study on i-hr treatment showed that power protection of pandan leaves (N. scutellarium) was 93.55%, while mangkokan leaves (p. amaryllifolius) was 87.5%. Based on ANOVA analysis, there was not significantly dijJerent of power protection between N. scutellarium leafs and P. amaryllifolius leafs extracts against Ae. albopictus mosquitoes. Both of these test, plants has showed the potential to be a repellent and eliminate the emergence of Ae. albopictus mosquitoes, so it may efJectively reduce contact between host and dengue vector.

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