A Novel method for Control of Mosquitoes
The present technology suggests a process for preparation of a mosquito oviposition attractant for laying of eggs by mosquitoes. The process for preparation of the composition comprises steps of – i) inoculating Sabouraud Dextrose Broth (SDB) with 2 to 8% of inoculums obtained by subculturing fungus Trichoderma Viride or T. Harzianum on Sabouraud Dacfrose Agar (SDA) ii) incubating Sabourraud Dextrose Broth (SDB) inoculated with the inoculum thus prepared, for a period of 5 to 18 days; iii) filtering the culture thus prepared using whatman No. 1 filter; iv) subjecting the filtrate to the step of lyophilization. The lyophilised culture filtrate so obtained is used for oviposition attractancy. The oviposition attractancy is useful for surveillance and control of mosquitoes.
Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Country: India
Area of Application: Pharma industry, Sanitation, Public Health sectors.
Keywords: mosquitoes,malaria,dengue.
Advantages: OAI of + 0.52 No adverse effect to personnel handling it. Attracts female for oviposition for 10 ppm. Environment friendly.
Environmental aspects: Not Applicable
Development Status: Laboratory Model
Legal Protection: Patent
Technical specifications:
Transfer Terms: Technology Licensing
Target Countries: India
Contact Person: SkyQuest Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Address: 501, Krishna Complex, Opp. Devashish School, Bodakdev
City: Ahmedabad
Country: India
Zip/Pin Code: 380054

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