Publication Type:

Journal Article


Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Volume 174, Number 4016, p.1343–1344 (1971)



The larvicidal principles of garlic, Allium sativum L.,have been isolated and identified as diallyl disulfide and diallyl trisulfide. Both natural and synthetic samples of these larvicides are fatal at 5 parts per million to Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus Say.

Cite this Research Publication

S. V. Amonkar and Banerji, A., “Isolation and characterization of larvicidal principle of garlic”, Science, vol. 174, pp. 1343–1344, 1971.