Production of Essention Oil from Tobacco Leaves for Insect Repellents

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The production of essential oil from tobacco leaves for insect repellents using a combination of solvent extraction was investigated. Tobacco essential oil is generally different from other essential oils, which usually consist of several special aroma compounds. The tobacco essential oil and solvent extracts were analyzed by gas chromatography with a mass spectrometer (GC–MS). Tobacco essential oils are concentrated odorous substances. Nicotine is present as a major substance and found only trace amounts of the essential oils. Nicotine is an insecticide that affects to insects. This research showed that a development of products forms tobacco leaves and environmentally. This product evaporated pass through a packaging made from luffa gourd. The luffa gourd is a natural packaging can be easily degradation in the environment. Moreover, this product also helped to reduce the hazardous chemicals or pesticides usage in agricultural activities and not residues in the environment for long times.

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Noppakun Sanpo, Jirasak Tharajak and Dr. Paisan Kanthang

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53-56

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V. Boonyaroj and A. Amornkaew, "Production of Essention Oil from Tobacco Leaves for Insect Repellents", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 866, pp. 53-56, 2017

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June 2017

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