Investigatory Project

Topics: Cymbopogon, Cymbopogon citratus, Garlic Pages: 4 (335 words) Published: February 12, 2013
Chapter 2
METHODOLOGY
Materials:

· Blender
· Spray bottle
· Used Cloth
· Plastic containers
· Knife
· Garlic
· Lemongrass
· Grater

· Measuring cup

General Procedure
Preparation of the Solution
Materials were first gathered before the conduct of the experiment Cymbopogon citratus and Allium sativum were extracted using a used cloth. The extract of each ingredient was stored for two days. Then, both ingredients were measured to the desired amount. The set up was composed of 20 mL Cymbopogon citratus extract and 20 ML Allium sativum extract. Application of the Solution

After preparing the experimental set up, the solution was being sprayed on the container with mosquitoes. Each set up was composed of two trials. The time it took before the mosquitoes died was observed and recorded

Figure1. Flow of the Methodology

Chapter 3
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

This chapter presents the data and observations obtained from the experimentation. Furthermore, it shows the discussions that support the underlying problems under investigation.

Table1. Garlic (Allium sativum) and Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) as Moquito killer

Trial

Amount of
Solution
No. of Mosquitoes gathered

Time duration
No. of Mosquitoes died
Experimental Setup

15 mL

3

3
3
Control Setup

15 mL

3

3

3
Average
15 mL
40 mL
3
3

The table above shows the comparison of Experimental Setup and Control Setup having the same and equal mass upon applying the solution to the mosquitoes.

Table 2. The time it took before the mosquitoes died.
Trial
Time
Experimental Setup

Control Setup

Average

The data above show that the solution composed of 40 mL Cymbopogon citratus extract...
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