Toksisitas Insektisida Organofosfat Dan Karbamat Terhadap Nyamuk Aedes aegypti

Endang Puji Astuti, Rita Juliawati

Toksisitas Insektisida Organofosfat Dan Karbamat Terhadap Nyamuk Aedes aegypti



Aedes aegypti mosquito is increasing problem of public health, being the vector responsible for Dengue and Chikungunya. Chlorpirifos (Organofosfat) and Metonil (Carbamate) were known to posses insecticide activity against insect. The study was aimed to examine effectiveness of Chlorpirifos and Metonil as insectiside against Ae. aegypti mos­quito Chlorpirifos a significantly higher insecticide activity against Ae. aegypti_than Metonil. The mosquito mortality was observed after 24 h exposure. The LCso value of Chlor­pirifos and Metonil were 0.64 mg/lt and 0,802 mg/lt, against Ae. aegypti mosquito. The mixed of both insecticide was LCso value 108.04 mg/lt, this result prove that mixed of both insecticede not sinergism. The result of th is study suggested that Chlorpirifos more effective insecticide against Ae. aegypti than Metonil.

Key Words : Culex quinquefasciatus, insecticide, chlorpirifos, metonil

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Jurnal Aspirator (Journal of Vector-borne Disease Studies, p-ISSN: 2085-4102 e-ISSN: 2338-7343) is published by Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan, Ministry of Health of Republic of Indonesia.

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