Friday, 29 July 2016

Pesticides - Generic Organic Pest Control Method 5

In our Agriculture for Everybody blog series, we are going to see Generic Organic Pest Control Method 5 which is an organic pest repellent.

Required Ingredients


S.No.Ingredient NameQty in Litres/Grams/Kgs
1Cow Urine1 Part
2Vermiwash1 Part

Method of Preparation
  1. One method is to use either Cow Urine (1 Part) or Vermiwash (1 Part) individually.
  2. Another method is to use Cow Urine (1 Part) + Vermiwash (1 Part) mixed equally.
Note:
  • Please note that the stick (neem stick is better or any pole) used for mixing the ingredients should be cleaned before & after the usage so as to avoid maggots formations in the pesticide.
  • The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.

Method of Storage
  1. The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.  This is applicable during the preparation as well as during the shelf life of the pesticide as well.
How long can we store the Pesticide?
  1. Not Applicable
How to use the Pesticide?
  1. Spray System - The pesticide can be applied as a foliar spray.
Note: Dilute 1 Litre of the pesticide with 20 Litres of Water before applying.
When to use the Pesticide?
  1. Generally, the ideal time for applying the paste is during 6 am to 8.30 am and between 4 pm and 6.30 pm.
Which pests are controlled by the Pesticide?
  1. The pesticide is effective in managing the pathogens and insects.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Pesticides - Generic Organic Pest Control Method 4

In our Agriculture for Everybody blog series, we are going to see Generic Organic Pest Control Method 4 which is an organic pest repellent and used only specifically in Arhar (Parappu Varieties) crops.

Required Ingredients


S.No.Ingredient NameQty in Litres/Grams/Kgs
1Cow Milk3 Litres
2Jaggery3 Kgs
3Water100 Litres

Method of Preparation
  1. Take a vessel which can hold a little above 100 Litres and fill it up with the required water.
  2. Crush or Break down the Jaggery well into very small pieces or make a paste out of it.
  3. Mix the crushed Jaggery in the Cow Milk well and ensure that it is mixed well.
  4. Add the mixture in the vessel containing the water and it is ready for use.
Note:
  • Please note that the stick (neem stick is better or any pole) used for mixing the ingredients should be cleaned before & after the usage so as to avoid maggots formations in the pesticide.
  • The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.

Method of Storage
  1. The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.  This is applicable during the preparation as well as during the shelf life of the pesticide as well.
How long can we store the Pesticide?
  1. Not Applicable
How to use the Pesticide?
  1. Spray System - The pesticide can be applied as a foliar spray.
When to use the Pesticide?
  1. Generally, the ideal time for applying the paste is during 6 am to 8.30 am and between 4 pm and 6.30 pm.
Which pests are controlled by the Pesticide?
  1. The pesticide is effective in controlling pests.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Pesticides - Organic Pest Control for Caterpillars

In our Agriculture for Everybody blog series, we are going to see Organic Pest Control for Caterpillars which is an organic pest repellent.

Required Ingredients


S.No.Ingredient NameQty in Litres/Grams/Kgs
1Soap Nuts1 Kg
2Water20 Litres

Method of Preparation
  1. Take a vessel and fill it with 20 Litres of Water.
  2. Grind the Soap Nuts well and immerse them in the water.
  3. Boil this mixture well.
  4. Allow it to cool down to room temperature.
  5. Filter the contents and it is ready for use.
Note:
  • Please note that the stick (neem stick is better or any pole) used for mixing the ingredients should be cleaned before & after the usage so as to avoid maggots formations in the pesticide.
  • The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.

Method of Storage
  1. The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.  This is applicable during the preparation as well as during the shelf life of the pesticide as well.
How long can we store the Pesticide?
  1. Not Applicable
How to use the Pesticide?
  1. Spray System - The pesticide can be applied as a foliar spray.
Note: Dilute 1 Litre of the pesticide with 5 Litres of Water before applying.
When to use the Pesticide?
  1. Generally, the ideal time for applying the paste is during 6 am to 8.30 am and between 4 pm and 6.30 pm.
Which pests are controlled by the Pesticide?
  1. The pesticide is best effective in controlling caterpillars and small insects.