The crushed (Azardirachta indica) is used after the oil is extracted. The dry crush is soaked in water and sprinkled over the crop to be protected. This traditional remedy shows marked result within a day.
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium herbaceum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapaas, rui
Formulation: (Azardirachta indica)
Ingredients: Crushed remains of neem, limbodi (Azadirachta indica) fruits
"Major pests of cotton"
"Insects and pest management for cotton crop"
"Cotton Pest Management Guide 2019-20"
"The concept of integrated pest management (IPM) is discussed in this paper and its large scale application throughout the country has been recommended. The benefits derived from IPM, directly or indirectly, are long-lasting, economical and ecofriendly." "Sundaramurthy, V. T., & Gahukar, R. T. (1998). Integrated Management of Cotton Insect Pests in India. Outlook on Agriculture, 27(4), 261–269."