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citronella

 [sit″ro-nel´ah]
a fragrant grass, the source of a volatile oil (citronella oil) used in perfumes and insect repellents.

cit·ro·nel·la

(sit'rō-nel'ă),
Cymbopogon (Andropogon) nardus (family Gramineae); a fragrant grass (Sri Lanka), from which a volatile oil (c. oil) used as a perfume and insect repellent is distilled.

citronella

/cit·ron·el·la/ (sĭ″tron-el´ah) a fragrant grass, the source of a volatile oil (citronella oil) used in perfumes and insect repellents.

citronella

(sĭt″rŏn-ĕl′ă)
A volatile oil obtained from Cymbopogon citratus, or lemongrass, that contains geraniol and citronellal. It is used in perfumes and as an insect repellent.
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Tetranychus urticae mortality was significantly affected by the extract of citronella grass and positive control at different concentrations.
urticae increased with increasing concentrations of the extract of citronella grass and ICA.
Other studies have confirmed the toxicity of the ethanol extract of leaves of citronella grass (C.
Initialy, these results endorse the possibility of using the extract of citronella grass in pest management programs of the two-spotted spider mite in strawberry plants.
urticae was affected by both products (extract of citronella grass and ICA) in the different concentrations tested (Figure 2).
urticae when using extract of citronella grass and ICA at 0% of concentration (control).
The greatest reduction in the number of eggs was observed for the different concentrations of the extract of citronella grass after 120 hours.
The ethanol extract of citronella grass promoted high mortality and showed a significantly reduced on number of eggs on T.
The toxicity test of wood vinegar mixed with the extracted substances from neem seed or yam bean seed or citronella grass against on larvae of mosquito by topical application method are shown Table 3.