Botanicals Insecticides – A Source of Weapons against Pests and Insects of Plants
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
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biological properties. Green plants are natural biochemical factories.
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