neem seed

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Noun1.neem seed - seed of neem trees; source of pesticides and fertilizer and medicinal products
arishth, Azadirachta indica, margosa, Melia Azadirachta, neem, neem tree, nim tree - large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
seed - a small hard fruit
azadirachtin - insecticide
neem cake - residue after oil is pressed from neem seeds
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Under the new program, farmers learned how to use natural controls like manually removing infected leaves, spraying with an extract of neem seed, or introducing Helicoverpa armigera nuclear polyhidrosis--a naturally occurring virus that attacks the pod borer.
They also demonstrated efficacy with neem seed, although suggest the economics of using this species are prohibitive because the tree has greater value for its wood and also has a much longer maturation period than mahua at 25 years.
Neem seed extract, for example, is a popular alternative.
Neem fruits were collected from south of Iran, whole seeds of Azadirachta indica were first dried in sunlight for 24 h and then in oven at 70 for 1 h, were manually pounded in a large steel mortar with pestle to produce a fine Neem seed powder.
Neem Seed Extract Spray Applications as Low Cost Inputs for Management of the Flower Thrips in the Cowpea Crop.
The value obtained for the protein is also higher than values reported for some oil seeds like neem seed (26.
For example, neem seed oil and essential oils from leaves and bark have been shown to inhibit the growth of various genera of pathogenic bacteria, such as Mycobacterium and Streptococcus (3).
The extraction of proteins from the Neem seed (Azadirachta indica A.
Interactive effect of neem seed kerna and neem gum extract on the control of Culex quinquefasciatus Say.
Neem seed extracts have been found to kill off the adult louse as well as the eggs.
Instead of chemical sprays, the farmers began preparing sprays made with inexpensive local materials such as neem seed powder and green chilli-garlic extract.