Use of Plant-derived Products to Control Arthropods of Veterinary Importance: A Review

George, David, Guy, Jonathan, Arkle, Sam, Harrington, David, de Luna, Carlos, Okello, Edward, Shiel, Robert, Port, Gordon and Sparagano, Olivier (2008) Use of Plant-derived Products to Control Arthropods of Veterinary Importance: A Review. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1149 (1). pp. 23-26. ISSN 0077-8923

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The use of synthetic products in veterinary pest management is becoming increasingly problematic. Issues, including pest resistance, product withdrawal, undesirable environmental persistence, and high mammalian toxicity associated with synthetic pesticides, are driving research to identify new pest management approaches. One approach employs the repellent/toxic effects of plant-derived products (PDPs). Several pesticides based on PDPs are already available in some areas of pest management. This review highlights instances in which such products have been used with success against pests of domestic animals, livestock, apiculture, and poultry.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: plant-derived product, botanical pesticide, plant essential oil, pest control, poultry pest
Subjects: C100 Biology
C500 Microbiology
C700 Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 15:13
Last Modified: 26 May 2023 08:17

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