A Review on Tubli Plant used as Organic Pesticide: Input toward Sustainable Agriculture

  • Enrique E. Biñas, Jr College of Agriculture and Forestry, Jose Rizal Memorial State University-Tampilisan Campus, ZNAC, Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte, PHILIPPINES
Keywords: Indigenous, Organic Pesticide, Rotenone, Sustainable Agriculture, Tubli Plants

Abstract

The use of a botanical pesticide like tubli plant crude extracts is one of the practical methods for those farmers who are not capable to incur the expensive commercial pesticides. This contributes to the sustainability of agriculture because it has no adverse effects on the environment. This review article introduces the characteristics of tubli plant and assesses its efficacy as an organic pesticide. The most strong and effective pesticidal property of tubli plant is rotenone which controlled various pests.  This had been cultivated and used as an organic pesticide all over the world. Some studies revealed that the application of tubli plants enhanced farmers’ productivity of farms and the profitability of their income. Tubli plant is adapted to be one of the inputs toward sustainable agriculture.

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Published
2021-01-16
How to Cite
Enrique E. Biñas, Jr. (2021). A Review on Tubli Plant used as Organic Pesticide: Input toward Sustainable Agriculture. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 8(1), 107-115. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.8.1.12