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Table 4 Adulticidal activity of ethanol and methanol crude plant extract of test plants against adult of Anopheles arabiensis at 300 ppm

From: Insecticidal effect of ethnobotanical plant extracts against Anopheles arabiensis under laboratory conditions

% Mean mortality ± SE
Plant species Solvent
Ethanol Methanol
Azadirachta indica 71.65 ± 0.333Aa 75 ± 0.577Aa
Ocimum lamiifolium 70 ± 0.577Aa 65 ± 1.201Aa
Ocimum americanum 55 ± 0.577Ab 51.5 ± 0.333Ab
Moringa olifeira leaf 50 ± 0.577Ab 50 ± 0.577Ab
Moringa olifeira seed 55 ± 0.881Ab 53.3 ± 1.4529Ab
Negative Control 0.00 ± 0.000Ac 0.00 ± 0.000Ac
  1. *Each value (% mean ± SE) represents mean value of three replicates
  2. *Means followed by the same letters within the same row (Upper case) and within the same column (Lower case) are not significantly different (p > 0.05)