Daya Larvasida Ekstrak Biji Srikaya (Annona Squamosa) Dengan Rentang Waktu Penyimpanan Yang Berbeda Terhadap Larva Culex Quinquefasciatus

A.K., Wisnu Satria • Prasetyowati, Heni
Journal article Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases • June 2012

Abstract

. Synthetic insecticide have been used to control Culex quinquefasciatus, but the prolonged USAge of synthetic insecticide has a bad impact on the environment and may caused resistance. Sugar apple's (Annona squamosa) seeds which contain alkaloid can be used as an alternative insecticide that was safe for environment. This research aims is to know the effect of sugar apple's seeds with different length of storage as C. quinquefasciatus larvacide. This research was an experimental study with a randomized controlled trial group design approach. The test material was an extract of sugar apple's seeds which have been kept for 0, 1, 2, and 3 week with LC50 (0,47 ppm) was used. Each treatment used 25 C. quinquefasciatus larvae from third instar larvae stage and replicated five times. After exposed for 24 hours, dead larvae counted. The result confirmed that the extract of sugar apple's seeds which has been stored in 0, 1, 2, and 3 week did not showed any significant different on larvae mortality. Extract of sugar apple's seeds which have been stored in 0, 1, 2, and 3 week have an equal activity as Culex quinquefasciatus larvicide.

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Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases

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