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dc.contributor.authorBaker, Brian P.
dc.contributor.authorGrant, Jennifer A.
dc.contributor.authorMalakar-Kuenen, Raksha
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-16T19:55:21Z
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-06T16:59:52Z
dc.date.available2018-03-16T19:55:21Z
dc.date.available2018-09-06T16:59:52Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/56135
dc.descriptionNYS IPM Type: Minimum Risk Pesticide
dc.description.abstractPeppermint (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 essential oil include menthone and pulegone. As a pesticide, the primary active ingredient, menthol, has biocidal properties and is effective at controlling mites, mosquito larvae, and various other pests. It also has repellent properties to insects, dogs, and cats. Peppermint oil is an effective antimicrobial. Because of its history as a flavoring agent, peppermint and peppermint are considered safe when used properly.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherNew York State IPM Program
dc.subjectCommunity IPM
dc.subjectIntegrated Pest Management
dc.subjectMinimum Risk Pesticides
dc.subjectessential oil
dc.subjectmosquito repellent
dc.subjectmosquitoes
dc.subjectflies
dc.subjectlice
dc.subjectpost-harvest handling
dc.subjectbeetles
dc.subjectcutworms
dc.subjectants
dc.subjectaphids
dc.subjectwhiteflies
dc.subjectticks
dc.subjectListeria
dc.subjectStaphylococcus
dc.subjectantimcrobial
dc.subjectorganic
dc.titlePeppermint & Peppermint Oil Profile
dc.typeother


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