TOXICITY OF ORANGE PEEL AND GARLIC AGAINST MUSCA DOMESTICA LARVAE
Kiran Singh* and Magaji Aysha Gwarjo
The efficacy of orange peel and garlic extracts had been screened for their larvicidal activities against Musca domestica larvae. Musca domestica larvae were treated with different concentrations of orange peel and garlic extracts (0.5mg/ml, 1.0mg/ml, 1.5mg/ml and 2.0gm/ml respectively) by dipping method for 30minutes, 1hour, 2hours, 3hours, 4hours, 5hours, 6hours and 24hours exposure period. The hatching percentage of egg was also recorded and both were affected by toxicity of orange peel and garlic extracts. The data indicated that orange peel and garlic extracts can be applied as optional point sources to control of Musca domestica in everlasting technique.
Keywords: Musca domestica, orange peel, garlic, infectious diseases, pesticides etc.
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