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Effects of Sweet Flag Extracts (Acorus calamus L.) on Toxicity and the Levels of Esterase and Glutathione-S-transferase on the Brown Dog Tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille))

The tendency of herbal extracts as insecticide alternative is gaining high acceptability to Thai people. Some synthetic pesticides namely pyrethroids and organophosphate have been causing detrimental effects to home pet such as dogs. This research was done to evaluate the efficiency of sweet flag (Acorus calamus L.) rhizomes that have been proved to repel and give mortality to some insects.  ... Read More »