How to Make Your Own Neem Natural Insecticide

For centuries, India’s farmers have known that the Neem trees withstand the periodic¬†infestations of locusts. Neem extracts applied to vegetable crops repel locusts (Heinrich Schmutterer, 1962).¬†Like most plants, neem deploys internal chemical defences to protect itself against leaf- chewing insects. Its chemical weapons are extraordinary, however. Neem contains several active ingredients, and they act in different ways under different circumstances. ¬†These compounds bear no resemblance to the chemicals in today’s… continue reading