Tobacco decoction

  • This is very effective for controlling aphids and other soft-bodied insects infesting vegetable crops.
  • Tobacco decoction can be prepared by steeping 500 g of tobacco waste in 4.5 litres of water for 24 hours.
  • Dissolve 120 g of ordinary bar soap separately in another vessel.
  • The soap solution is added to tobacco decoction under violent agitation.
  • Dilute this stock solution 6-7 times before spraying.

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