Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Pesticides - Cows Urine + Neem Solution (Method 1)

As part of our Agriculture for Everybody blog series,  we are going to see Cows Urine + Neem Solution (Method 1).

Required Ingredients

S.No.Ingredient NameQty in Litres/Kgs/Nos
1Cows Urine10 Litres
2Neem Leaves2.5 Kgs
3Mud Pot1 No
4Water10 Litres

Method of Preparation
  1. Take 10 Litres of water in the mud pot.
  2. Immerse the Neem Leaves and ensure it is mixed well with the water.
  3. Cover the mouth of the mud pot and bury the mud pot in the soil for 21 days.
  4. The final Cows Urine + Neem Solution is ready for use after this.
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. N/A
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 100  Litres of Water before applying.

When to use the Pesticide?
  1. Generally, the ideal time for spraying is during 6 am to 8.30 am and between 4 pm and 6.30 pm.
  2. The pesticide has to be sprayed every 15 days or as required.
Which pests are controlled by the Pesticide?
  1. N/A

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