EFFECTIVENESS EXTRACT BASIL LEAVE (OCIMUM SANCTUM L) TO
AEDES AEGYPTI MOSQUITO LARVAE INSTAR IV
One of communicable disease in Indonesia is Dengue Hemorhaggic Fever caused by the dengue virus and transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Various efforts have been made to eradicate the vector control is by either biological, physical and chemical.One of them by exploiting the basil leave extract as a chemical organic control. The purpose of this searching was knows analysis effectiveness power kill extract basil leave in Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae. Type of research is a true experimental design. The research was conducted by providing extract basil leave in various concentrations 7%, 8%, and 9% to the container 25 larvae with 48 hours contact,replication measure in two time control and three replication. Kill ability of extract basil leave in this research will be tested by Kruskall wallis with sig 0,04 analysis result has describe that there were determination doses variety against Aedes aegypti larvae mortality. The resume of researching show that at doses 7% is a dose that is already effective because able to kill half of the number of test or larvae LD50, with an average death of 18 individuals with a percentage of death 73%. Suggestions to the public to use organic pesticides for eradication DBD.
Keyword : Basil leave, Aedes aegypti larvae.