Harnessing Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss): A Sustainable Approach to Natural Farming

Himadri Shekhar Datta *

College of Horticulture and FSR, AAU, Nalbari, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

This review explores the rich concept of natural farming and the varied usage of neem in natural farming. Neem plant holds an important position in the rich tradition of India. The various portion of neem tree are used as insecticide, fertilizer, manure, soil conditioner etc. In recent era the major challenge is to increase the food production without harming the environment. Neem is considered ecofriendly, biodegradable, least persistence and also economic. Neem based formulations forms a considerable constituent of Natural farming. Successful results of application of neem based formulations in natural farming will provide adoption of cost effective technology to the farming community.

Keywords: Azadirachta indica, neem, natural farming, B:C ratio


How to Cite

Datta, Himadri Shekhar. 2024. “Harnessing Neem (Azadirachta Indica A. Juss): A Sustainable Approach to Natural Farming”. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 36 (7):643-48. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2024/v36i74775.

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