Skip to main content
ARS Home » Office of Communications » Images » Photos » May19 » D4033-1

headline bar

Download a high-resolution (300dpi) digital image here.

ARS chemist looking at a plot of flowering cuphea plants

 Image Number D4033-1

ARS chemist Michael Jackson observes flowering cuphea plants growing at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, Illinois. He and his colleagues adapted a process for converting fatty acids from cuphea oil into an insect repellent that worked as well as or better than DEET in preliminary trials.


Photo by Janine E. Donahue, ARS.


640 pixels wide: (d4033-1.jpg)


Please visit our Image Gallery.