Neem: the Bitter Truth uri icon

abstract

  • The insecticidal properties of plants have been known through the ages. In recent years botanicalinsecticides have played a critical role in the management of several insect pests. However, they havenot been fully exploited on a commercial scale. Neem (Azadirachta indica) has been the focus ofstudies for over 20 years, and neem products are used as pesticides and allied chemicals against>250 insect species all over the world

publication date

  • 2006