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Eucalyptus essential oil as a natural pesticide  [2008]

Batish, Daizy R.; Singh, Harminder Pal; Kohli, Ravinder Kumar; Kaur, Shalinder;

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Eucalyptus (family Myrtaceae), an Australian native, represented by around 700 species is a genus of tall, evergreen and magnificent trees cultivated world over for its oil, gum, pulp, timber, medicine and aesthetic value. Among the various wood and non-wood products, essential oil found in its foliage is the most important one and finds extensive use in food, perfumery and pharmaceutical industry. In addition, the oil possesses a wide spectrum of biological activity including anti-microbial, fungicidal, insecticidal/insect repellent, herbicidal, acaricidal and nematicidal. The present paper discusses this environmentally benign pest control using eucalyptus oils against bacteria, fungi, insects, nematodes, weeds and mites. The use of eucalyptus oil as a natural pesticide is of immense significance in view of the environmental and toxicological implications of the indiscriminate use of synthetic pesticides and overcoming/reducing the problem of increasing pest resistance.
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Forest ecology and management
ISSN : 0378-1127

Información bibliográfica

Idioma:
English
Tipo:
Journal Article
En AGRIS desde:
2013
Volumen:
256
Edición:
12
Página inicial:
2166
Página final:
2174
Editorial:
[Amsterdam]: Elsevier Science
Todos los títulos:
"Eucalyptus essential oil as a natural pesticide"@eng
Otro:
"Includes references"
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Información bibliográfica

Idioma:
English
Tipo:
Journal Article
En AGRIS desde:
2013
Volumen:
256
Edición:
12
Página inicial:
2166
Página final:
2174
Editorial:
[Amsterdam]: Elsevier Science
Todos los títulos:
"Eucalyptus essential oil as a natural pesticide"@eng
Otro:
"Includes references"