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the Mosquito. We may be somehow naïve of the other uses of Lanzones aside from its nutritiously juicy fruits. After eating Lanzones we may tend to just throw away its peelings without knowing that this could be another best source of alternative insecticide. Its sweet incense brings a different aroma that drives away mosquitoes. The problem about mosquitoes still goes on despite all the government efforts, Lanzones peelings can help reduce the incident of dengue because it acts as mosquito repellant...

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Mosquito Coil

 A Mosquito Coil made from Lanzones Peelings Investigatory project in Science 03 Submitted to: Ma’am de Felipe Submitted by: Leader: Mary Elena c. Uy Ass. Leader Trisha Ann palmero Members: Lorenz tabilog, Oswald takeda Sean bragat, Yno gullan, Anthon carbungco Abstract “How will a Lanzones peel become a mosquito coil?’’ First the materials are Starch, aluminum foil, Lanzones peelings, and commercial katol. Then, the steps are Sun dried the Lanzones for a few days. If the Lanzones...

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Mosquito Killer

Background Mosquitoes are one of the most medically significant transmitters as they spread parasites and pathogens, which continue to have devastating effects on human beings (Maheswaran et al., 2008). Mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, filariasis, yellow fever and dengue cause extensive morbidity and mortality and are a major economic burden within disease-endemic countries . However, the use of chemical insecticides has been greatly impeded due to development of physiological...

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Impact on Mosquitos

in their research the mosquito consumption of two amphibian species, adult red-spotted Newts (Notophthalmus viridescens (Rafinesque 1820)) and larval mole salamanders (Ambystoma talpoiduem (Holbrook 1838)). They also compared the mosquito consumption of eastern mosquito fish (Gambusia halbrooki (Girard 1859)) a known predator of mosquitoes and A. Talpoideum. Both salamander species were capable of consuming large no. of mosquito larvae every day. In A. Talpoideum mosquito consumption scaled with...

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Mosquito Repellent

TITLE Atis (Anona squamosa) leaves as Mosquito Repellent PURPOSE The shocking increase of dengue incidents year after year is a concern of our local health department and the society. Studies show that most incidents affect children and adolescent people. Commercially, there are various products of mosquito repellents readily available for consumers but most of them are highly made from chemicals that are damaging to the skin and are expensive, making it less accessible to most people. This...

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Garlic to Mosquito

Does Garlic repel Mosquitoes? *Answer Mosquitoes have almost no olfactory powers whatsoever--they have, in fact, a very selective and narrow olfactory "spectrum". But this is actually irrelevant; you see, the way a mosquito "repellent" works is NOT by being detected and driving insects away, but by blocking their ability to smell things that otherwise would attract them, so they ignore you. (In the same way, household "deodorizers" don't actually eliminate odors, but merely block your ability...

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Maluggay Extract as Mosquito Repellant

ways like using insect repellants or mosquito killers.                 Another problem came into existence; the deprived people who lacked information on how to naturally prevent mosquitoes and lived in insanitary dwelling places were also those who could not afford to buy insecticides when the demand for one rises due to the great number of mosquitoes in their areas.                 As a response, the researchers then deliberated on how to make a mosquito killer that could be made manually by...

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Mosquito Repellant Fabrics

Preparation of Mosquito Repellent Fabrics Abstract: A mosquito repellent substrate includes a fabric which is impregnated with a repellent carrier composition. The carrier composition includes a mosquito repellent (e.g. permethrin, prallethrin etc.), binder, emulsifier and cross linker. The carrier composition is applied as a finish or printed onto the fabric. 1. Introduction 1.1 About Mosquitoes Mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever, have plagued...

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mosquito spray from akapulko

Community. Many have died and many are hospitalized today because of the mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are the most dangerous insect in the world, especially the female Anopheles mosquito which transmit malaria, dengue and can kill more than millions of people in one year. The researcher wish to consider making his own mosquito killer out of some natural resources, called the Acapulco plants to kill mosquitoes. Acapulco is very abundant in the Philippines. It can treat Tinea infections, insect bites...

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Chapter II - mosquito repellent c

a certain compound that can repel mosquitos. When burned, it also produces an aromatic smell which is soothing and relaxing. This ingredient can also be burned easily. It is perfect for the production of katol, a coil of incense used to kill and repel mosquitoes here in the Philippines. It is more effective when lanzones peelings are dried first under the sun so it will be more combustible. When combined with starch, the group will be able to produce a mosquito coil quite similar to those on the...

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