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|Title:||Screening of Chinese medicinal herbs for bioactivity against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)|
|Keywords:||Chinese medicinal herbs|
|Citation:||Liu, Z.L., Goh, S.H., Ho, S.H. (2007). Screening of Chinese medicinal herbs for bioactivity against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst). Journal of Stored Products Research 43 (3) : 290-296. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2006.06.010|
|Abstract:||Extracts of 40 species of Chinese medicinal herb from 32 different botanical families were screened for contact, fumigant and feeding-deterrent activities against the two stored-grain insects Sitophilus zeamais and Tribolium castaneum. Thirty Chinese medicinal herbs exhibited insecticidal or feeding-deterrent activities against the two species of insects. Extracts of Artemisia argyi, Dictamnus dasycarpus, Evodia rutaecarpa, Litsea cubeba, Narcissus tazetta var. chinensis, Polygonum aviculare, Rhododendron molle, Sophora flavescens, Stemona sessilifolia, Tripterygium wilfordii, and Torreya grandis were most active. © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Stored Products Research|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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