Animal urine has antiseptic and mild anti-fungal properties. Healthy animals and those that are feed solely with grasses and or fodders are said to be a good source of urine for disease control.
(Sridhar, et. Al, 2002; p. 39)
- Mix 50 ml of cow's urine and 500 ml of water.
- Put in water can or sprinkler and apply solution on plants early in the morning.
Plant diseases caused by virus, fungus, and bacterium
Apply extract with animal urine at least 60 days prior to harvest.
Wash vegetables and fruits thoroughly before use.
Standard procedures for the preparation and application of homemade
- Use utensils for the extract preparation that are not use for your food preparation and for drinking and cooking water containers. Clean properly all the utensils every time after using them.
- Do not have a direct contact with the crude extract while in the process of the preparation and during the application.
- Make sure that you place the extract out of reach of children and house pets while leaving it overnight.
- Harvest all the mature and ripe fruits before extract application.
- Always test the extract formulation on a few infected plants first before going into large scale spraying. When adding soap as an emulsifier, use a potash-based one.
- Wear protective clothing while applying the extract.
- Wash your hands after handling the extract.