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Bati Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute is based on the history of the Republic's first anniversary. The Institute of different research organizations (Citrus Research Institute, Horticultural Research Institute, Biological Control Research Institute, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Regional Cotton Research Institute) took its present day state of the combination at different times.

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PLANT ESSENTIAL OILS AND THEIR PEST CONTROL POTENTIAL  [2006]

Emine TOPUZ; Nilgün MADANLAR; Batı Akdeniz Tarımsal Araştırma Enstitüsü [Corporate Author]

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In order to control pest in fields, extensive chemical pesticide application is still being continued that causes low yield and quality in agricultural product. With extensive uses of synthetic pesticides, many problems have been encountered such as environmental pollution, pest resistance, residue in foods and toxicity at mammalians. Hence, researches on possible use of several constituents naturally occurring in plants have been important as synthetic pesticide alternatives. Most of which have been focused on plant-derived essential oils.In this study, chemical properties of essential oils, their obtaining methods and their effects against agricultural pests have been reviewed.

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ISSN : 2149-2182