Effect of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and Pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius) Leaves' Normal water Extracts in Reducing Wriggler's Life Span

Thea Abigail Sumado a. Lomibao

Ma. Michaela Joana O. Aquino

Joel G. Mendoza

San Pablo Town National Secondary school

San Pablo City

Mrs. Glory Meters. Serrano

Study Adviser

A Science Investigatory Project submitted in completion of the requirements in Exploration I-B

S. Y. 2010-2010

Abstract

Dengue fever has always been problems to everyone and it is certainly not advisable to always use pesticide to control the mosquito-causing melindre since it can cause harm to one's health and our environment. So this examine was conducted to determine was conducted to determine the effect of aromatic plants particularly pandan and lemon grass as water-based crude ingredients on the usual larval (wriggler) development of pest, Aedes aegypti to reach complete pupae or adult level.

Distinct treatments were prepared concerning Treatment A (Lemon Grass), Treatment M (Pandan), and Treatment C (Water) with three trials each. Every single trial provides 10 wrigglers in that. Observation and data collection were performed every one day for about week. The data that has been gathered were analyzed applying statistical tools: Kruskal Wallis Test.

The test revealed that both pandan and lemongrass water components inflict injury to mosquito wrigglers that can cause 67% fatality of the wrigglers in just regarding four days and nights after treatment.

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STAND OF ITEMS

Abstract………………………………………………………………………... …........ i Introduction……………………………………………………………………….......... 1

Backdrop of the Study………………………………………………………. 1

Statement of the Problem………………………………………………………. 2 Hypothesis……………………………………………………………….. …...... a couple of Significance of the Study………………………………………………………. three or more Scope and Limitations………………………………………………………….. 3 Definition of Terms………………………. ……………………………………. some Review of Related Literature………………………………………………………....... your five Methodology…………………………………………………………. ……………....... 9 Benefits and Discussion…………………………………………………………….. ….. doze Summary and Conclusion………………………………………………………………15 Recommendation……………………………………………………………………..... 16 Appendices……………………………………………………………………... ……... 18 Bibliography………………………………………………………………………... …. 18 Acknowledgement……………………………………………………………... …….... nineteen

INTRODUCTION

Background of the Examine

The Philippines belongs to the third world country. Under developed connotes some level of economic condition that somehow moved and motivated some Filipinos to look alternative methods to economize in about any aspect of lifestyle to survive. One of the primary problems of the country is a fast pass on of disorders such as afectacion fever.

Afectacion fever is usually caused by insects. It is a well known that mosquitoes came from wrigglers. It is an serious illness of sudden starting point that usually follows a not cancerous course with symptoms including headache, fever, exhaustion, serious muscle and joint pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), and rash. And so, to prevent these types of mosquitoes coming from multiplying speedily, this exploration aims to discover practical and natural way of terminating these pests.

Affirmation of the Problem

This analyze will be done towards the performance of lemongrass and pandan water ingredients in minimizing wriggler's life time. Specifically, it had been geared to: 1 ) Determine if lemongrass and pandan can be an effective tool in preventing the fast progress wrigglers. installment payments on your Compare the life span of wrigglers in the therapies with lemongrass and pandan water extracts against the treatment with water only. several. Compare the mortality price of wriggler's in the treatments with lemongrass and pandan water extracts against the treatment with drinking water only.

Ideas:

1 . Lemongrass and pandan can be an powerful tool in preventing the fast...