Blumea Balsamifera (Sambong) Leaves Extract as an Alternative Mosquito Repellent

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Blumea balsamifera (sambong) LEAVES EXTRACT AS AN ALTERNATIVE

Yves Joey P. Flores
Indira P. Salih
Amina Shayne B. Halil
Richard Bryle P. Taub
Giosimon P. Dimaculangan
Shaheed A. Jalad

Malasiga, San Roque, Zamboanga City

Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of The Requirement In Research I
(Technical Writing I and Basic Statistics)

Mrs. Edna Natividad Mrs. Mercelita Medallo Technical Writing I Basic Statistics Teacher
February 22, 2013

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2) Which of the treatments is the least effective in repelling mosquitoes? C. Statement of Hypothesis 1) The treatment with 100% extract particularly the sambong leaves, in avoiding harmful mosquito bites since the sambong leaves extract is least effective than the others. 2.) The treatment with 45% extract particularly the sambong leaves, 20% water or 65% sambong infused water, 20% citric acid, 15% vodka, in avoiding harmful mosquito bites is most effective. D. Significance of the Study Nowadays, Everyone hates mosquito, people will do almost anything to get rid from the bite of mosquito. Beginning with the basic fly swatter, anti-pest products have come a long way. 1 Nowadays, a lot of gadgets have been invited to alleviate all sorts of flying insect infestations.Mosquito coils are one of the most traditional gadgets to keep you away from mosquito. Female mosquitoes can reproduce even without mating. During rainy days they give or lay eggs from one hundred to three hundred eggs at a time. E. Scopes and Limitations This study focuses on the effectiveness of dried banana, (musa acuminata) peeling as mosquito coil. The separate dried peeling of the banana, citric acid, cassava starch and the combination of both materials are to be tested. The researchers would need sufficient time ( about one-two months) and budget for the implementation of the…