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Abstract

Six compounds in a methanolic extract of Petiveria alliacea stem (cis-stilbene; benzyl disulphide; benzyl trisulphide; and methyl esters of hexadecanoic acid, octadecadienoic acid and octadecenoic acid) are known to exercise acaricide activity against cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus larvae and...

Author(s)
Arceo-Medina, G. N.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Borges-Argaez, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 228, pp 121-125
Abstract

The acaricidal activity of crude extracts and fractions from stems and leaves of Petiveria alliacea (Phytolaccaceae) was carried out on larvae and adults of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus using the larval immersion test (LIT) and adult immersion test (AIT), respectively....

Author(s)
Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Aguilar-Caballero, A.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Borges-Argaez, R.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Mendez-Gonzalez, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 168, 3/4, pp 299-303