volume 46, issue 3, P377-380 2013
DOI: 10.1590/0037-8682-1309-2013
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Introduction:In this study, we used dichloromethane (DCM) and methanol (MeOH) extracts of the Zingiber zerumbet rhizome to evaluate brine shrimp lethality and larvicidal activity on Aedes aegypti and Anopheles nuneztovari mosquitoes. Methods: Bioassays were performed by exposing third-instar larvae of each mosquito species to the DCM or MeOH extracts. Results: Probit analysis with DCM and MeOH extracts demonstrated effi cient larvicidal activity against A. aegypti and A. nuneztovari larvae. Conclusio…

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