Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 639-643 April-June 2008

 

TOXIC EFFECT OF NEEM (Azadirachta indica) EXTRACTS AGAINST Schistocerca gregaria F. ADULTS UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS

 

Tanu Sharma* and Absar M. Khan

Section of Entomology, Department of Zoology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (India)

 

Received on : September 7, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

Neem botanically known as Azadirachta indica belongs to the family Meliaceae and is an indigenous tree to India. The neem tree is also one such tree which has been revered by the Indians for its medicinal properties. charaka (600B.C) the father of Indian system of medicine (Ayurveda) regarded the neem flowers, fruits, leaves bark and roots as the

 

Keywords : Neem, Azadirachta indica, Schistocerca gregaria F., Neem seed kernel.

 

 

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