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Very good piece.
Environmental contamination and
high production cost could now be
eliminated with the discovery of a
botanical pesticide using Jatropha
curcas (tubang-bakod), say scientists from the Central Development
Research Institute> based in Baltac,
Ilocos Norte, the Philippines.
Pesticide from Jatropha can be easily
prepared by farmers themselves.
The formulated product is a yellow
emulsifiable concentrate and forms
a white uniform suspension when
mixed with water. This botanical
pesticide is cheaper, effective,
biodegradable and is not harmful to