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Botanicals Insecticides – A Source of Weapons against Pests and Insects of Plants

S. Narkhede


In agricultural crop production, the synthetic pesticides and insecticides are used which has
got occasionally carcinogenic and residual toxic effects. The disproportionate use of it also
causes severe health risks to human life, livestocks, fishes, birds, wild life and animals.
Therefore, there is an immediate requirement for unconventional nontoxic pesticides. The
tropical plants are natural rich source of phytochemicals having antimicrobial and
biological properties. Green plants are natural biochemical factories.

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