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In vitro Ovicidal and Larvicidal Activity of the Leaf, Bark and Root Extracts of Peltophorum africanum Sond. (Fabaceae) on Haemonchus contortus

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Author(s): E.S. Bizimenyera | J.B. Githiori | G.E. Swan | J.N. Eloff

Journal: Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
ISSN 1680-5593

Volume: 5;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 608;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Ovicidal | larvicidal | extracts | Haemonchus contortus | Peltophorum africanum

ABSTRACT
The In vitro efficacy of the extracts of Peltophorum africanum Sond. (Fabaceae), was determined against Haemonchus contortus. Acetone extracts of the leaf, bark and root, at concentrations of 0.008 to 25 mg mL 1 were incubated at 23oC with the eggs and larval stage (L1) of the parasite for two and five days, respectively. Thiabendazole and water were positive and negative controls, respectively. Increasing the concentration of extracts caused a significant (p
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