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||Evaluation of Ramalina farinacea (Ramalinaceae) insecticide effects: impact on the lethality, sexual behavior and reproduction of Drosophila melanogaster (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
||Saadane F. Z., Boublata N. E. I., Habbachi S., Bouzar A., Habbachi W., Slimani A., Tahraoui A.
||1Applied Neuroendocrinology Laboratory. Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University Badji Mokhtar Annaba 23000, Algeria
2Laboratory of Biosurveillance, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University Badji Mokhtar Annaba 23000, Algeria
3Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University Badji Mokhtar BP 12, 23000 Annaba, Algeria
||Recently, biological control is based on the use of secondary molecules of plant extracts. In this work, ethanolic extracts of the plant Ramalina farinacea were tested for their effects on mortality, sexual behavior, and reproduction of the vinegar fly (Drosophila melanogaster). The results showed the presence of the toxic molecules with mortality and incomplete courtship as well as a significant decrease in the number of eggs laid and larvae treated.
||Afruit fly, lichen, toxicity, mating, oviposition
||Saadane Fatma Zohra. Applied Neuroendocrinology Laboratory, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences,
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