Horticultural Oil
Organic Pest Control

Horticultural Oil

Horticultural Oil Oil-based pesticides Oil-based pesticides are an efficient and ecologically pleasant method to deal with many garden insect pests or even some diseases. The majority of pest reg...
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Spinosad as Organic Pesticide
Organic Farming

Spinosad as Organic Pesticide

Some microbes can be fermented to produce an insecticide such as abermectins, a fermented product of Streptomyces avermitilis (Dybas 1989) used in baits for household insect pests. The best known hom...
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Use of Neem in Pest Control
Entomology

Use of Neem in Pest Control

Neem can be used against the following pests (clicking on underlined pests takes you to pests' page): African armyworm, African bollwom, Aphids, Banana weevil, Cabbage looper, Cabbage moth, Cabbage w...
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Scale Insect
Entomology

Scale Insect

These sap-sucking pests attach themselves to the twigs, leaves, branches and fruits of host plants. Learn least-toxic methods of scale control here. Common on backyard trees, ornamental shrubs, g
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