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|Title:||Gum and Insecticide/Fungicide|
(Linn.) Gillis syn. L. leucocephala (Lamk) de Wit, L.
glauca Benth. is commonly known as Lead Tree and in Hindi- Subabul
or Vilaitibaral. It is a fast-growing shrub or a small tree up to 9 m.
Flowers small, whitish or pale yellow, in globose heads appear during April –
August. Fruit dark brown straight, flat, 15-20 seeded pod; seeds dark brown,
small. The plants are found throughout the plains up to 500 m.|
Insecticide/Fungicide-Several essential oils obtained from plants have shown success in plant disease control and are proved to be harmless and non-phytotoxic unlike chemical fungicides.
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.3(3) [May-June 2004]|
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