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  • Tawatsin A, Wratten SD, Scott RR, Thavara U, Techadamrongsin Y. Repellency of volatile oils from plants against three mosquito vectors. Journal of Vector Ecology. 2001;26:76–82.
  • Kline DL, Bernier UR, Posey KH, Barnard DR. Olfactometric evaluation of spatial repellents for Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 2003;40:463–467.
  • Trongtokit Y, Rongstiyam Y, Komalamisra N, Apiwathnasorn C. Comparative repellency of 38 essential oils against mosquito bites. Phytotherapy Research. 2005;19:303–309.
  • Amer A, Melhorn H. Repellency effect of forty-one essential oils against Aedes, Anopheles, and Culex mosquitoes. Parasitology Research. 2006;99:478–490.
  • Hao HL, Deng XJ, Du JW. Extraction of catnip essential oil components and their repellent activity against Aedes albopictus and Culex pipien pallens. Acta Entomology Sinica. 2006;49:533–577.
  • Kang SH, Kim MK, Seo DK, Noh DJ, Yang JO, Yoon D, Kim GH. Comparative repellency of essential oils against Culex pipiens pallens (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry. 2009;52:353–359.


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  • Dogan EB, Rossignol PA. An olfactometer for discrimination between attraction, inhibition and repellency in mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 1999;36:788–793.