500 g tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) powder or snuff is mixed thoroughly in 2.5 l water. Then this solution is filled in a pump and sprayed on the crop. In case of severe infestation the mixture is sprayed once every week. Moreover, decoction of pungent chillis is also sprayed. The idea of using tobacco came to Bhikabhai the as snuff powder is regularly used by humans to destroy head-lice in hair."
Crop Family: Mallow
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium spp.)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapas
Formulation: 500 gm. Tobacco powder in 2.5 L water
Ingredients: Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) powder