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    • Citronella & Citronella Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Citronella oil is derived from two perennial grasses of the Cymbopongon species. As a pesticide, the essential oil is primarily used as a mosquito repellent, but also has other insecticidal, acaricidal and herbicidal ...
    • Cloves & Clove Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Clove oil is the essential oil of the clove plant, and may be derived from flower buds, leaves and stems. The principal biologically active component is eugenol. Clove oil may be used as an insecticide, fungicide or ...
    • Eugenol Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Eugenol is a naturally occurring aromatic compound derived primarily from cloves, and used as a flavoring agent. The EPA allowed eugenol to be used as an active ingredient in minimum risk pesticides because of its long ...
    • Geranium Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geranium oil is an essential oil primarily derived from Pelargonium graveolens, but may be extracted from other plants in the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. The oil is a mixture of various aromatics and esters. The primary ...
    • Lemongrass Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Lemongrass oil is derived from three different species: Cymbopogan flexuosus, C. citratus, and C. pendulus. Its uses as a pesticide active ingredient are primarily as an anti-fungal agent in post-harvest handling and as ...
    • Peppermint & Peppermint Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a culinary and medicinal herb that is widely cultivated and used in various cuisines. Its essential oil is the primary source of menthol. Other active substances found in peppermint and its ...
    • Soybean Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Soybean oil is derived from Glycine max, a legume cultivated for food, feed, and industrial uses and is a common food grade oil used throughout the industry for products such as vegetable oil and mayonnaise. It is also ...
    • Thyme & Thyme Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Thyme is a commercially important herb cultivated in Mediterranean and temperate climates. The leaves, flowers, and oils extracted from the plant are widely used as food ingredients in a variety of cuisines, and therefore ...