Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Neem Based Biopesticide

  • Neem (Azadirachta indica) is commonly and widely grown tree in India.
  • Natural pesticides and herbal products are manufactured from Neem oil extracts, Azadirachta which is obtained by alcoholic extraction of Neem Oil as a value-added product.
  • Bio-pesticides are usually less toxic than conventional chemical pesticides
  • Neem tree, the basic raw material for Neem oil, is native to India, Burma and other South East Asian countries.
  • Neem based bio-pesticides are economical and effective for crops like cotton, potatoes and Other horticulture crops, grown in Gujarat. 

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