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Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2007 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 251-259
DOI: 10.3923/jps.2007.251.259
 
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Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss), a Potent Biopesticide and Medicinal Plant: A Review

N. Bhattacharyya, M. Chutia and S. Sarma

Abstract:
Neem, Azadirachta indica A. Juss, “the wonder tree”, has the multiple pesticidal and medicinal properties, which is ecofriendly. Since time immorable it has been extensively used in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathic medicines. Recently in modern science also, considerable progress has been achieved regarding the pesticidal and medicinal applications of about 135 different types of compounds found in every part of the tree. This review highlights the progresses on various research-based approaches on Neem in past and present and also focuses on the future prospects with safety application towards mankind.
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N. Bhattacharyya, M. Chutia and S. Sarma , 2007. Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss), a Potent Biopesticide and Medicinal Plant: A Review. Journal of Plant Sciences, 2: 251-259.

DOI: 10.3923/jps.2007.251.259

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jps.2007.251.259

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