Organic, Environmental, and Natural Ideas For Pest ControlEmail this post to a friend.
There are many methods used for organic pest control that benefit the crop, as well as the environment.
The benefits to using organic pest control such as the non disturbance of the environment, as well as the non toxic nature to children, birds and mammals within the area.
There are many methods of organic pest control, such as; neem oil, orange oil and rotenone.
Orange Oil is produced by the inner glands in the rind of the fruit. Limonene is the main component in the oil and is not only used in organic pesticides but is one of the most widely used ingredients in organic pesticides.
100% Neem oil can protect against insects, mites and other fungus. It also acts as an antifeedant, which will deter insects from feeding on the greenery without harming the insects. It is determined beneficial for use on flowers, gardens, ornamentals in the garden, orchards or field crops. It meant to be used every two to four weeks, diluted with water and sprayed. It is non toxic to mammals, birds and other beneficial insects. Here’s a link to an article I wrote about my experience with neem oil for organic pest control.
Rotenone is a well known organic pesticide that has proven to be very strong, but not very quick acting. It kills aphids, thrips, sawflies, beetles and mites. It breaks down rapidly, often within days.
Many organic pesticides are being widely introduced for urban use, as concern rises about toxins creating disease in environments. There are many options available at your local greenhouse, where the experts will be able to point you in the right direction to leave less of an impact in the environment.