natural pesticide

natural pesticide

(1) Any chemical produced by a plant to ward off insects, fungi and other predators.
(2) Any non-toxic substance (e.g., milky spore (Bacillus popillae), which targets grubs of Japanese beetles) used to control fungi, insects or parasites in agriculture
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Orbida, who advocates for organic fertilizer and natural pesticide, further explained that the prices of chemical fertilizer and pesticides do not go down and with it, the lives of the small and marginalized farmers are also not improving.
Peppermint oil contains high concentrations of menthone and pulegone that have natural pesticide characteristics.
Antunes said they meet regularly with Lallemand (formerly BioForest Technologies), a natural pesticide company in the Sault that often hires Algoma graduates, to discuss their projects and needs.
Control: Spray infected areas with natural pesticide and wash leaves.
To combat grape rot, Audier has been testing a natural pesticide called Mevalone, developed by Eden Research out of the United Kingdom.
To prevent molmol from multiplying, bangus growers dry the pond bottom and apply tea seed or tobacco dust, a natural pesticide, to kill the pests.
Caffeine is a natural pesticide that stops insects nibbling on the plant but it rewards honeybees with a buzz that encourages them to return.
Such technologies can be both basic - such as drip irrigation, rainwater harvesting and natural pesticide use - to more sophisticated - such as precision agriculture and reprocessing technologies.
NeemAzal-T/S containing 1 wt% Azadirachtin A, purchased from Trifolio-M GmbH (Germany) was selected as natural pesticide to study the slow release characteristic of prepared nanocomposite capsules.
One of the British countryside's most unremarkable plants could have the untapped potential to cure common ailments or be used as a natural pesticide, according to a team of Welsh scientists.
Neem oil is harmless for humans and an organic natural pesticide that can be used outside.
Along with relaying various missteps and challenges, Toensmeier (with occasional contributions from Bates) layers together their experiences with natural pesticide controls, wild mushroom foraging, city regulations, berry plants, forest gardens, chickens, having girlfriends move in, trellis systems, and an array of other topics.