Huseyin Cetin

Huseyin Cetin
Akdeniz University · Department of Biology,

Prof. Dr./Biology/Ecology
Vector control-Pest Managment-Biological Control

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June 2017 - June 2017
Akdeniz University
Position
  • Professor
January 2004 - December 2012
Akdeniz University
Education
January 2000 - November 2012
Akdeniz University
Field of study
  • Vector Control

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Publications (102)
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Birçok araştırma hamamböceği, karınca ve diğer bazı eklembacaklıların yanı sıra kemirgenlerinde hastanelerde sağlık açısından önemli bakteri, fungus, parazit gibi canlıların potansiyel vektörü olduğunu göstermektedir. Mikrobiyolojik çalışmaların sonuçları bu hayvanların hastane infeksiyonlarının epidemiyolojisinde önemli bir rol oynadığını gösterme...
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Alphitobius diaperinus Panzer (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) is an insect pest in poultry production systems. This insect has developed resistance to many chemical insecticides. As an alternative to chemicals, entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are one of the most commonly used agents against several pest arthropods. The pathogenicity of the EPN Steine...
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German cockroach (Blattella germanica L. Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a common species in the genus Blattella, is known as a mechanical vector of many pathogens and parasites. Different classes of insecticides are used with synergistic substances to treat cockroach infestations. In this research, we examined the synergistic effect of piperonyl butoxide...
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The lesser mealworm Alphitobius diaperinus Panzer (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) also known as the litter beetle or darkling beetle is a major pest in poultry production systems, especially in broiler houses. We evaluated the insecticidal activity of several commercial Bacillus based products against A. diaperinus for their effectiveness as an alterna...
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Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) transmit pathogens causing some diseases like Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Lyme disease and Q fever. The most common method for tick control is the use of chemical acaricides, which harmful to animals, humans and the environment. The intense use of these products has also led to acaricide resistance in many tick species....
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Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae) is one of the most dangerous mosquito species in the world. This species transmits pathogens of many diseases that cause more than ten thousand human deaths to occur annually worldwide. For the control of Ae. ae-gypti, different types of insecticide groups are widely used but this mosquito developed resistance...
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Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) are diseases transmitted by infected female sand flies. Since the eradication of malaria in Turkey, CL is the main vector-borne disease in the country, with more than 2000 cases per year, making it a significant public health problem. The aims of this study were to carry out an entomologi...
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Cockroaches are widespread pests found in many houses and other buildings. They are known as a vector of many agents of disease like bacteria, viruses and fungi. The repeated usage of persistent and non-biodegradable insecticides has caused resistance in most of the cockroach populations. In this research, the resistance levels of five Blattella ge...
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Likenler mantarların, mavi-yeşil bakteriler ve/veya alglerle oluşturdukları simbiyotik organizmalardır. Bu canlılar, çeşitli biyolojik aktivitelere sahip birçok ikincil (sekonder) metabolit üretirler. Yapılan son araştırmalara göre likenlerden binden fazla metabolit izole edilmiş ve tanımlanmıştır. Bu derleme çalışması bazı likenlerin karakteristik...
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PurposePediculosis caused by human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer (Anoplura: Pediculidae) is a public health problem with a high prevalence, especially among children in school age. Different chemical pediculicides (insecticides) are used against lice but the repeated application of these pediculicides for the treatment of P. humanus...
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Objective: Many fly species belonging to the genus Musca (Diptera: Muscidae) play a significant role in the transmission of pathogens like bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Among the species of this genus, the house fly Musca domestica L. is well-known. This study aimed to determine the level of insecticide resistance against thiamethoxam in house fl...
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Küresel pestisit kullanımı, hayvanların ve insanların hastalık vektörlerini kontrol etmek ayrıca hayvansal ve bitkisel üretimini artırmak için son yıllarda çarpıcı bir şekilde artmıştır. Bu artış toprakta, suda, hayvansal veya bitkisel ürünlerde pestisit kalıntılarına, hedef dışı canlılar üzerinde olumsuz etkilere, çevre kirliliğine ve zararlılarda...
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Kumluca district of Antalya is the most important greenhouse production area of Turkey. For agricultural production thousands of tons of pesticides are used in the region. The aim of this research is to determine the level of deltamethrin resistance of five housefly strains from Kumluca district. Moderate resistance level was determined in four str...
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The aim of this study was to report on bat flies collected from a fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus Geoffroy) which was found on the ground for an unknown reason, and was brought to a private veterinary clinic in Antalya. Bat flies on the bat that were brought to the clinic were sampled during examination of the bat. Fly samples were stored in glass...
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In recent years, the use of neonicotinoids against both agricultural and public health pests has increased significantly. These insecticides are highly effective against many insects but in the last two decades the toxic effects of neonicotinoids on non-target organisms and resistance development in target insects were reported. Synergistic agents...
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In recent years, the use of neonicotinoids against both agricultural and public health pests has increased significantly. These insecticides are highly effective against many insects but in the last two decades the toxic effects of neonicotinoids on non-target organisms and resistance development in target insects were reported. Synergistic agents...
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Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are the vectors of human and canine leishmaniasis, sand fly fever, and other arboviruses and bacteria. The control of sand flies is recommended by World Health Organization throughout the world. In this study, we investigated the susceptibility of field-collected sand flies against thiamethoxam in Turk...
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Background: Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae) is an important vector of several pathogens. This mosquito is widely distributed throughout the world. We aimed to determine the susceptibility levels of Cx. pipiens populations to some synthetic pyrethroid insecticides in Antalya, Turkey. Methods: The immature stages of mosquitoes were collected...
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Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams. is one of the most widespread pest found in the pine forest of Turkey. The objective of this study was to determine larvicidal effects of essential oil obtained from Pinus brutia Ten. on the third and fourth instar larvae of T. wilkinsoni under laboratory conditions. In the present study, seed essential oil was tested...
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Objective: In this research, it was aimed to determine whether oothecal parasitoids, biological control agents, were found in the oothecae collected from the breeding and development areas of American cockroach (Periplaneta americana L.) in city center of Antalya, Turkey. Methods: Between April and September 2014, the oothecae of P. americana we...
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The house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) is known as a mechanical vector of many pathogenic bacteria, fungi and parasites. The use of synthetic pyrethroid (SP) insecticides is recommended by the World Health Organization for the control of adult houseflies. Despite the fact that SPs have been used effectively, this insect has developed...
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Objective: Many pet owners are taking precautions to protect their cats and dogs from ectoparasites only during the spring and summer months. However, some studies have shown that fleas can also be found as parasites on pets during winter. In this research, we investigated the species composition of fleas infesting cats and dogs that were brought...
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Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) are the vectors of Leishmania species. Since the larval control of the sand flies is very difficult and almost impossible, the fighting has mainly been carried out for the adults. In this research the fumigant toxicity of two plant essential oils obtained from Satureja cuneifolia Ten. and Ziziphora c...
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Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) are the vectors of Leishmania species. Since the larval control of the sand flies is very difficult and almost impossible, the fighting has mainly been carried out for the adults. In this research, the fumigant toxicity of two plant essential oils obtained from Satureja cuneifolia Ten. and Ziziphora...
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Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae) is an important vector of West Nile virus in many parts of the world. In this research, the essential oils obtained from Nepeta cadmea Boiss. (endemic for Turkey) and Pimpinella anisum L. were examined for larvicidal activity against second-third instar larvae of Cx. pipiens. The essential oils were distilled f...
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ÖZET Küresel ısınma, sera gazlarının etkisinden dolayı ortalama yüzey sıcaklığının artması olarak tanımlanır. Bu durum iklim modellerinin de değişmesine neden olmaktadır. Bilim insanları küresel ısınmanın özellikle hastalık etkenlerini bulaştırabilen çeşitli artropod türlerinin dağılımı ve bolluğu üzerindeki etkilerini araştırmaktadırlar. Bilims...
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The main aim of managing arthropod vectors that carry the disease agents is interrupting the infection cycle. Therefore, the management of the disease implies that all precautions related to all elements (i.e., human, arthropod vector, and reservoir) in the infection cycle need to be taken. There are important points that need to be considered whil...
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Aim of the study: Calicotome is a genus belongs to Fabaceae family, which is represented by 5 species of the world and Calicotome villosa (Poiret) Link. is the only representative of this genus from Turkey. This species is a spiny shrub that grows in the Mediterranean region, which grows at altitudes of 0-1200 m. The aim of this research was to eva...
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Background The extracts of different parts of plants were found very effective against various pests. The aim of this research was to determine the insecticidal activity of fruit methanol extracts obtained from Melia azedarach (Meliaceae), Phoenix theophrasti (Arecaceae), Styphnolobium japonicum (Fabaceae) and Pyracantha coccinea (Rosaceae) against...
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Adult emergence rates of released Calosoma sycophanta L. (Coleoptera: Carabidae) larvae under field conditions were estimated for three years (2012-2014). Direction and altitudes of the area that received the released larvae were important factors on adult emergence rates. Above 501 m, at the north direction in the research areas had higher adult e...
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Aim of the study: The aim of this research was to evaluate the larvicidal activity of tuber ethanol extract of Cyclamen hederifolium Aiton on the larvae of Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Material and Methods: First-second instars larvae of the Cx. pipiens were exposed to various concentrations (100, 250, 500 and 1000 ppm) of the extract. A...
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Many researches show that cockroaches, ants, some other arthropods and also rodents in hospitals, can act as potential vectors of medically important bacteria, fungi and parasites. The results of microbiological studies show that these animals play a significant role in the epidemiology of hospital infections. These vectors may be found inside of t...
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The residual effectiveness of VectoMax® WSP (a water-soluble pouch formulation containing a combination of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis strain AM65-52 and B. sphaericus strain ABTS 1743) when applied to septic tanks against 3rd- and 4th-stage larvae of Culex pipiens L. was evaluated in this study. This formulation was evaluated at oper...
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Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) are an important group of ectoparasites of vertebrates. Most species are known vectors of diseases including Lyme disease, Q fever, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. A 3-year research was conducted in Antalya, Turkey, to determine tick species composition, seasonal abundance, and spatial distribution. The study was carried...
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The toxicity of some mosquito larvicides (Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. israelensis, spinosad, diflubenzuron and pyriproxyfen) on mosquito predator insect, backswimmer (Notonecta sp.) was investigated by exposing the predator to doses recommended by World Health Organization in laboratory conditions. At least ten nymphs (3rd and 4th instars) of backs...
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In this study, the genotoxic effects of four synthetic pyrethroids (cypermethrin, cyphenothrin, deltamethrin, and permethrin) alone and their combinations with different rates of piperonyl butoxide (PBO) were studied using the wing somatic mutation and recombination test (SMART) of the Drosophila melanogaster. In the first stage, lethal concentrati...
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Herbarium and museum of many universities and research institutions are important store and protection centers of historical documents, plant, fungi and lichen samples which collected from nature. The destruction of materials of these areas by some pest species such as insects, rodents and mites is a serious problem. The aim of this paper is to sho...
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Pesticides, which are widely used not only for weed and pest control efforts in agricultural sector but also preservatives and antifouling for factory products, consumer products such as household disinfectants and food packaging and storage operations, can be detected both from the basic components of the environment and all living tissues. Due to...
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The goal of the research is to determine the antibacterial and insecticidal activities of lichen Anaptychia ciliaris subsp. ciliaris (L.) Körb. ex A. Massal. extracts (n-hexane and methanol) against some pathogenic bacteria and the mosquito Culiseta longiareolata Macquart larvae (Diptera: Culicidae). The extracts obtained from A. ciliaris subsp. ci...
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Calosoma sycophanta L. (Coleoptera: Carabidae), is considered an important predator of some pest species such as; Dendrolimus pini L., Lymantria dispar L., Thaumetopoea pityocampa Den. & Schiff., and T. wilkinsoni Tams in forest ecosystems. Mass production and release of this beetle to the forests has been carried out by the Forest Protection Depar...
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The aim of this research was to evaluate the repellent activity of three essential components (cineole, terpinen-4-ol, alpha-pinene) against 10-15 days-old (2nd or 3rd instar) nymphs of Blattella germanica L. and Supella longipalpa Fabricius with Y-tube olfactometer. When all essential oil components were compared on the basis of repellent activity...
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Objective: Leishmaniasis is a group of diseases, in different clinical forms, caused by the intracellular protozoan parasites, Leishmania species. The disease is transmitted by a female sand fly infected with the parasite sucking blood from people. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is the most common form of the disease. The aim of this study is to exa...
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To produce high yield, quality crops of mushrooms is an important component of the mushroom industry. The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of seven vegetable materials (two commercial neem-based products, Neemazal-T/S®; and Greeneem oil®, containing azadirachtin-A, and five hot water extracts from plants: Inula viscosa L., Ononi...
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Objective: To evaluate the larvicidal activity of the tuber extracts isolated from two species of Cyclamen Cyclamen mirabile Hildebr. and Cyclamen alpinum Dammann ex. Sprenger) against Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Methods: Twenty young (first-second) or older (third-fourth) instars of the Culex pipiens were exposed to various concentra...
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In this study, essential oils extracted from 2 species of oregano, Origanum onites L. and Origanum minutiflorum O.Schwarz & P.H.Davis, were assayed for genotoxicity using the somatic mutation and recombination test (SMART) in Drosophila melanogaster. Results indicated that there is no significant genotoxic effect of the 2 oils tested. In addition,...
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The acaricidal activity of an essential oil obtained from aerial parts of Origanum bilgeri P.H. Davis (Lamiaceae), an endemic species in Turkey, and its major constituents, carvacrol was evaluated against unfed adults Rhipicephalus turanicus Pomerantzev (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from Kepez, Antalya. The composition of the essential oil was analyz...
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The aim of this research was to evaluate the fumigant activity of essential oils obtained from aerial parts of three Lamiaceae plants [Mentha longifolia L. subsp. typhoides (Brig.) Harley, Dorystoechas hastata Boiss. & Heldr. ex Bentham (endemic), and Origanum minutiflorum O. Schwarz et. H. Davis (endemic)] which naturally grow in Antalya region on...
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Acaricidal effects of three Labiatae essential oils extracted from ariel parts of Thymus sipyleus Boiss. subsp. sipyleus, Mentha longifolia L., and Dorystoechas hastata Boiss. & Heldr. ex Bentham on 10-day-old Rhipicephalus turanicus Pom. (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae were evaluated by using the larval packet test bioassay. Serial dilutions of the three...
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Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that is transmitted by female Anopheles mosquitoes to humans when an infected mosquito bites a person. In this research, we examined the epidemiology of malaria using the data provided by the Malaria Control Unit of the Infectious Disease Divison of Antalya Health Directory, from the years 2001 to 2011...
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The house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), is a serious public health pest that is a mechanical vector of many human pathogens. Due to its high reproductive rate, this fly has rapidly developed resistance against various insecticides. Among these insecticides, synthetic pyrethroids are recommended by the WHO for the control of houseflie...
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The repellent activities of the essential oils of two Thymus (Thymus sipyleus Boiss. subsp. sipyleus and Thymus revolutus Celak) and two Mentha (Mentha spicata L. subsp. spicata and Mentha longifolia L.) species against Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas, 1771) (Diptera: Culicidae) are presented. The essential oils were obtained by hydrodistillation of t...
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In this research, the hexane extracts of the aerial parts of four Salvia L. (Labiatae) species, collected from Antalya, Turkey, were tested for larvicidal activity against the mosquito Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory conditions. Third and fourth instar mortality from six diff erent concentrations (10, 25, 50, 100, 150 and 200...
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Different solvent extracts of endemic Sideritis (Labiatae) species, SideritiscongestaDavisetHuber-Morath and SideritisargutaBoisset Heldr, were analyzed for freeflavonoids (quercetin, apigenin, myricetin and kaempferol) and cinnamicacidderivatives (rosmarinic acid, ferulic acid, caffeic acid, p-coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid) using HPLC-DAD. Al...
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The larvicidal activity of some lichen metabolites, (+)-usnic acid, atranorin, 3-hydroxyphysodic acid and gyrophoric acid, against the second and third instar larvae of the mosquito Culiseta longiareolata were studied. All metabolites caused high larvicidal activities. When metabolites were compared on the basis of their LC(50) values, the order of...
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The larvicidal efficacy of the acetone extract of the thalli of Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. denticulata was determined against late 2nd to early 3rd instars of Culex pipiens at concentrations ranging from 100 to 2,000 parts per million (ppm). At 1,200 ppm, the extract caused >70% larval mortality at 24-, 48-, and 72-h exposure. The LC50 (lethal c...
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The larvicidal activity of hydrodistillate extracts from Chrysanthemum coronarium L., Hypericum scabrum L., Pistacia terebinthus L. subsp. palaestina (Boiss.) Engler, and Vitex agnus castus L. was investigated against the West Nile vector, Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Yield and identification of the major essential oils from each distilla...
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To compare the effectiveness of 3 commercial gel bait formulations containing fipronil (Goliath(©) Cockroach Gel 0.05% AI), chlorpyrifos-A (Clean Bait(©) Gel, 2% AI), and chloropyrifos-B (Serpa(©) Gel 2% AI) against German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) when stored at 23(°)C and 30(°) C after treatment. Laboratory bioassays consisted of placing...
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The cedar leaf moth (CLM), Acleris undulana Walsingham, has recently become an important pest in the cedar forests in southwestern Turkey. Control has focussed on the use of synthetic chemical pesticides, with little research having been conducted on alternative control methods. In this study, four botanical pesticides (two commercial neem products...
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Piperonyl Butoxidc (PBO) is an insecticide synergist inhibiting the detoxification enzymes within insect tissues. PBO itself is not an insecticide, it is added to increase the potential effect of insecticides and it has an important role in reducing resistance levels and insecticide application rates. In this study, Drosophila melanogaster laborato...
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The acaricidal activity of a volatile essential oil hydrodistillate of Satureja thymbra L. (Lamiaceae) and its major constituents, carvacrol and gamma-terpinene, were evaluated against field-collected unfed adult Hyalomma marginatum. The distillate was tested against this tick species at 5, 10, 20, and 40 microL/L while the two major components wer...
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Insect growth regulators (IGRs) are currently the fastest-growing class of insecticides, and in Turkey these products represent a new approach to pest control. In recent years, several IGRs were also registered for the control of the house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), in Turkey. A field survey was conducted in the summers of 2006 an...
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The aim of this research was to determine the larvicidal activity of essential oils obtained from the seeds of six different Cedrus libani A. Rich. (Pinaceae) populations on Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae). The essential oil was obtained from seeds by hydrodistillation. Third and fourth instar mortalities from six concentrations (10, 25, 50,...
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Antigenotoxic effects of Citrus aurentium L. (Rutaceae) fruit peel oil (CPO) in combination with mutagenic metals and alkylating agents were studied using the wing spot test of D. melanogaster. The four reference mutagens, potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7), cobalt chloride (CoCl2), ethylmethanesulfonate (EMS), and N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (ENU) were clea...
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The acaricidal efficacy of ceramic tiles treated at field application rates with either spinosad (Mozkill 120 SC, 0.01 g ai/m(2)), deltamethrin (Impotek Deltamethrin EW, 0.01 g ai/m(2)), permethrin+esbiothrin (Chrysamed, 0.1 g ai/m(2)), chlorpyrifos-methyl (Chlortoks EC 50, 0.2 g ai/m(2)) or a mixture of alpha-cypermethrin/tetramethrin/piperonyl bu...
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Over the last decade, mushroom production has become one of the most actively developing fields of agriculture in Turkey. About 45% of the total mushroom production and >50% of the total compost production occurs in the Antalya-Korkuteli district (southwestern Turkey). Major insect pests of mushroom production are cecidomyiid, sciarid and phorid fl...
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The most serious insect pest problems affecting the cultivation of mushroom [Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Imbach] in Turkey are mushroom flies (sciarids, cecids and phorids). Mushroom phorid fly, Megaselia halterata (Wood), is the most common insect pest species during April-October. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential for eight botani...