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Alternatives to DDT: Research on Garlic, Tobacco leaves, Aloe Vera and Neem as a insecticide

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Alternatives to DDT: Research on Garlic, Tobacco leaves, Aloe Vera and Neem as a insecticide

Post  has55 on 2/26/2016, 7:48 am

INSECTICIDAL AND REPELLENT PROPERTIES OF SELECTED MEDICINAL PLANTS COLLECTED FROM SOFOHO, AXUM, NORTH EAST AFRICA

Garlic was the winner hands down, The recipe is also in the research.

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Post  sanderson on 2/26/2016, 1:45 pm

Very interesting read. I noticed that the use of these need to be judicious because of bees.

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Post  has55 on 2/26/2016, 7:49 pm

I saw that too. great for greens, non flowering plants, but I would use on the flowering plants only with a infestation. I just did my mustards and kale today, because of aphid infestation in the greenhouse. I have a few greens outdoor but they have no aphids. I guess it the night cold that keeping the aphids off of them. Will give follow up on the results.

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Post  sanderson on 2/27/2016, 2:43 am

Oh, the dreaded aphids.

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Post  has55 on 2/27/2016, 1:37 pm

may they rest in peace. Didn't see any today.

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