Onion and Calamansi Extracts as Coackroach Killer

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ABSTRACT Cockroaches are the most noted pests insects due to their population.
Cockroaches are also the hardiest insects on the planet because they have a capability to stay live for a month without food. The high price and health risks problem from food branded chemical insecticides gives dilemma to Filipino household. Respiratory diseases can also get from chemical insecticides inhaled by a person. This study seeks the possibility of using the extracts of Calamansi and Onion as an effective cockroach killer. The Calamansi and Onion extract as cockroach killer can be possible by the Botanical ang Chemical Properties that can be naturally found within the
fruits.
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Salt, also known as table salt, or rock salt, is a mineral that is composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCI), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of ionic salts. B.STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

GENERAL PROBLEM:

This study seeks the possibility of using Calamansi nd Onion extract as an effective Cockroach killer,

SUB-PROBLEMS

1) What components does the onion and Calamansi have that kills cockroaches?

C.CIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

Many people will surely benefit from this project not only because it

is cheaper than commercial one but also has a medical values and the

health risks are lesser. Big production of these products will enable more

Filipinos to lessen their expenses with regards to chemical insecticide

products. Compared to commercialized products , these product don’t affect

one’s health and can be apply to the cockroaches even without using masks

for respiratory protection. The materials needed for ths project can be easily found within the kitchen or even in the surrounding.

D. SCOPE and LIMITATIONS

This project focused only on developing of the extracts of Calamansi

and Onion for terminating cockroaches. This project also study some

extracts/oil to enhance the effectiveness of the insecticide. Test were

conducted using the