Skip to main content

Table 7 Anti-termite effect of various samples of Isodon rugosus

From: Demonstration of biological activities of extracts from Isodon rugosus Wall. Ex Benth: Separation and identification of bioactive phytoconstituents by GC-MS analysis in the ethyl acetate extract

Samples Number of Termites treated Days Percent lethality (mean ± SEM)
Ir.Cr 25 1 45.00 ± 1.15***
2 77.32 ± 1.32***
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Ir.Hex 25 1 50.33 ± 0.88***
2 69.32 ± 1.32***
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Ir.Cf 25 1 77.32 ± 1.32***
2 96.67 ± 1.20ns
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Ir.EtAc 25 1 93.00 ± 0.57ns
2 100.0 ± 0.00ns
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Ir.Aq 25 1 48.33 ± 0.88***
2 74.00 ± 0.57***
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Ir.Sp 25 1 100.0 ± 0.00ns
2 100.0 ± 0.00ns
3 100.0 ± 0.00ns
Permethrin 25 1 2 3 100.0 ± 0.00100.0 ± 0.00100.0 ± 0.00
  1. Data is represented as mean ± SEM; (n = 3). Values significantly different (*** P < 0.001) as compared to the control drug
  2. Keys:
  3. Ir.Cr Crude methanolic extract, Ir.Hex n-hexane fraction, Ir.Cf Chloroform fraction, Ir.EtAc Ethyl acetate fraction, Ir.Aq Aqueous fraction, Ir.Sp Saponins