Azadirachta indica


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Azadirachta indica,

n See neem.
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Azadirachta indica.

Azadirachta indica

toxic Indian plant, known for its insecticidal properties, in the family Meliaceae; an unidentified toxin causes stomatitis, diarrhea, nephrosis; called also neem.
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Both the aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, Calotropis procera, Cannabis sativa, Lantana camara, Nigella sativa and Zingiber officinalis did not show any antibacterial activity against P.
Azadirachta indica derived compounds as inhibitors of digestive alpha-amylase in insect pests: Potential bio-pesticides in insect pest management.
Evaluation of anthelmintic activity of different fractions of Azadirachta indica A.
Neem, a steroid- like triterpenoid, is derived from the neem tree, Azadirachta indica A.
From the foregoing, pawpaw leaf, Carica papaya and neem, Azadirachta indica possess antifungal elements that inhibit Alternaria mycelia growth at various concentrations.
Similar investigations were made by Morgan (2009) who confirmed the feeding deterrence activities of azadirachtin, a triterpene isolated from Azadirachta indica.
The methanolic and aqueous extract of Azadirachta indica leaves has been shown to be good hepatoprotective agents (Devmurari and Jivani, 2010).
Abstract Labeo rohita was exposed to different concentrations of acetamiprid (10 11 12 13 14 and 15mg/L) and Azadirachta indica leaves extract (250 500 750 1000and 1050mg/L) to determine their LC50.
Expert's comparison of Ocimum gratissimum (efinrin in Yoruba or Basil Leaves) and Ocimum basilicum with other plant repellents in the 2012 edition of Bulletin Environmental Pharmacology and Life Sciences indicated they were comparable to Azadirachta indica, Citrus lemon, and Jatropha curcas in preventing mosquito bites.
Foliar application of neem seed, Azadirachta indica extract was applied upon reaching economic threshold levels of B.