Organic control with plants has been used for a long time and its operation is based on repelling or attracting insects, worms and disease vector agents. The plants used for these purposes are vegetables, herbs, medicinal plants, and so-called weeds. The types of control that are frequently used are done with accompanying plants, with repellent plants or with trap crops.
In addition to being a beautiful plant with a variety colors, it helps protect the garden. It is a natural insect repellent and trap crop for the Japanese beetle.
Its bitter character makes it repel insects such as flies, mosquitoes and ants. It can be sprayed in the areas of interest or cultivated with other plants.
It helps repel aphids and lice in fruit trees, vegetables and flowers. It is excellent to distract the attention of the moth in several crops, it can be planted or spread among the crops.
Cultivation of medicinal plants to produce grains or seeds for planting. Reject fleas, moths and aphids.
It is characterized by being excellent for controlling nematodes and whiteflies if it is sown interspersed with peppermint. Calendula exudes substances in its roots, which eliminate soil nematodes.
Tagetes patula. L
It is planted to kill pests of nematodes, mealybugs and other animals that attack plant roots.
Mint repels and can help control aphids in neighboring vegetation. It also helps repel black flies, the cabbage butterfly worm and even clothing moths.
It helps with the control of butterflies, fungi and Phyto-pathogenic bacteria in ornamental fruit trees and flowers. It attracts bees and repels harmful insects.
Sown in the corners and inside the crop helps repel aphids and flies in fruit, vegetable and flower crops. It has good tolerance to pests, is able to defend itself against the cabbage butterfly and attracts pollinators.
It is planted around crops in order to repel flies, mosquitoes and moths. It is also insect repellent, effective against ants.
Because of its high protein and food level, it serves as forages and food for leaf-eating insects such as the “arriera”. It is also a live wind protection barrier. It prevents diseases in all crops and gives the soil the ability to fix silica acid.
Sowing this plant helps with the control of mites and fungi, it has the ability to repel moths. It is a strong plant so it should not be sown with vegetables. Sown in boundaries repels the attack of earthworm.
Sowing between crops repels flies, moths, mosquitoes and bedbugs. It is generally used in tomato and pepper crops. Attract pollinators by increasing production.
Municipality of Yumbo, Valle del Cauca
San Marcos District, Miravalle norte area