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Shvoong Home>Science>Agronomy - Agriculture>Tobacco Decoction.....Very Effective Insecticide Summary

Tobacco Decoction.....Very Effective Insecticide

Article Summary   by:Sangee     Original Author: Myself by reading books
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Tobacco decoction is an effective insecticide to control aphids and other soft-bodied insects infesting vegetable crops.Tobacco decoction can be prepared by steeping 500 g of tobacco wastes in 4.5 litres of water for 24 hours.Then 120g of ordinary bar soap is sliced and dissolved separately in another vessel.The soap solution is added to tobacco decoction under violent agitation. Stock solution is diluted 6- 7 times before spraying. This control measure is very useful  in our domestic vegetable cultivation.It is eco-friendly and has no poisonous effects on human beings.
Published: June 20, 2010   
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