Study of the effect of some alcoholic plant extracts in the control of adult domestic flies. Musca domestica

Rashed Ismail Taha Al- Mashhadani, Ahmed Ali Al – Issa


In this study, the toxic effect of the plant extracts of Mentha Piperita, Datora innoxia, Olea europea, and Dichlorvos (DDVP) were investigated in the domestic flies of Musca domestica. The domestic flies were treated with plant extracts and diclorophosphate with a fine spray method at 30 ± 2 ° C and 70 ± 5% relative humidity. Results were observed 24 to 48 hours of treatment respectively.

The results obtained from the present study showed that the vegetal extracts of Datura and Olives were given the highest corrected mortality rates (75.6 and 74.2) for the extracts of Datura and Olives respectively, and through these arithmetic averages, The insect also did not differ statistically but differed in the rates of killing from the ethanol extract of mint leaves and the Dichlorvos (DDVP) used in the experiment.


Musca domestica Mentha Piperita , Datora innoxia, europea Olea

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