The neem tree: Azadirachta indica A. Juss. and other meliaceous plants : sources of unique natural products for integrated pest management, medicine, industry and other purposes
The most comprehensive and best illustrated treatment of the fascinating tropical neem tree (Azadirachta indica) and its unique substances. The extracts from the neem tree have an enormously broad range of applications. The main substance azadirachtin, a tetranortriterpenoid, influences the hormone system of insects, exerting thereby a pesticidal effect. Feeding activity, reproduction and flying ability of insects are also affected. It is biologically degradable and can be easily extracted from the seeds of the tree. Other important uses of neem tree products are: - antifertility and population control - cure of human diseases - manure and nitrification inhibitors - feeds for domestic animals - soap production With its exhaustive treatment of the neem tree and closely related plants, this book provides us with an impressive example of the varied uses of renewable resources.
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Abstr adults Agric ALAM antifeedant aphid application of neem aqueous extracts ASCHER aza content Azadirachta indica azadirachtin bark beetle biological activity Chem compounds concentrations crops dose ecdysis Effect of azadirachtin effects of neem efficacy eggs Entomol Epilachna varivestis etal extracts of neem feeding females fruit Germany growth hemolymph hormone incognita inhibition insect insecticides instar instar nymphs isolated Juss KHAN KRAUS laboratory larvae leaf extracts leafhopper limonoids locusts Margosan-O Melia Meliaceae methanolic migratoria MISHRA molt mortality Natural Pesticides neem Azadirachta indica neem cake neem leaves neem oil neem products neem seed extracts neem seed kernel neem seed oil Neem Tree nematicides nematodes nimbin NSKE nymphs parasitic pathogens Pesticides plants Proc reduced REMBOLD rice salannin SAXENA SCHMUTTERER SCHWINGER seed kernel extracts seedlings SIDDIQUI SINGH soil species Spodoptera sprayed structure tested tetranortriterpenoids toxic treated treatment Univ unpubl untreated virescens virus viruses whitefly World Neem Conf