Green pesticides, also called ecological pesticides, are pesticides derived from organic sources which are considered environmentally friendly and are causing less harm to human and animal health and to habitats and the ecosystem. Essential oils based insecticides started have amazing features. This book gives a full spectrum of the whole range of essential oil based pesticides that may be used in pest control. It discusses the uses and limitations, including the recent advances in this area. It describes the metabolism and mode of action, and provides the present status of essential oil based pesticide residues in foodstuffs, soil and water.

section II|2 pages

Essential and Vegetable Oils

chapter 9|14 pages

Marigold Oil

chapter 10|18 pages

Clove Oil

chapter 12|14 pages

Lavender Oil

chapter 18|32 pages

Castor Oil

chapter 19|12 pages

Chamomile Oil

chapter 21|18 pages

Pyrethrum Oils