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description Journal article public Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases

Uji Efektivitas Dan Tingkat Penerimaan Masyarakat Terhadap Serbuk Lada (Piper Nigrum L.) Untuk Menurunkan Kepadatan Larva Anopheles Spp. (Studi Kasus Di Blok Karangtirta, Dusun Cipari, Desa Sukaresik, Kecamatan Sidamulih, Kabupaten Ciamis)

Fauziani Octoriani S., Andri Ruliansyah
Published June 2012

Abstract

S. Pepper fruit (Piper nigrum L.) is one of several pesticides from plant that can be used as insecticide. The purpose of this study was to identify the effectiveness and public acceptance of pepper fruit powder (Piper nigrum L.) on reducing Anopheles spp. larvae density. The experiment was a quasi-experimental study which includes a pre-post test design with both treatment group and a control group. Pepper powder with a dose of 0.75 g in one litre of water kills 59.91% larvae in average through 24 hours treatment. Wilcoxon test results obtained from the pepper powder treatment was proved effective in decreasing the density of Anopheles spp. larvae since there was significant difference between before and after treatment. The result of public acceptance for pepper powder out of 20 respondents are 75% respondents accepted it well, 15% respondents accepted it fairly well, and 10% respondents accepted it poorly. These results showed pepper fruit powder potency as a good and accepted larvacide.

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