Ajowan caraway (Trachyspermum ammi) is burnt in four or five places in the farm because the smoke drives away grasshoppers.
Crop: Pearl Millet
Crop Family: Poaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Pennisetum typhoides)
Crop Vernacular Name: Bajra, Bajri, Bajro
Formulation: The smoke of Ajowan caraway (Trachyspermum ammi)
Ingredients: Smoke of carom (Trachyspermum ammi)
"In both economic and ecological terms, a classical biological control agent that becomes established and exerts a controlling influence on a pest over an indefinite time period is the ideal control agent."
"Farmer participatory development of a control strategy for the Variegated grasshopper with a biopesticide in the northern Mono, Benin."
"Pest management practices used by the farmers are cultural and chemical control methods."