Plants in pest control
- Custard apple
- Tinospora (Makabuhay)
- Sweep nets.
- Sticky cards.
- Fine mesh nylon nets to protect the seedlings.
- Pounded roots and stems of Makabuhay.
Incorporate extract into the soil during seedbed preparation (PCARRD, 2002).
- Makabuhay water extract.
Mix 2 kg pounded Makabuhay vines or stems, mix in 10 liters water. Soak rice seedlings for a day before transplanting (PCARRD, 2002).
- Chopped Makabuhay stems and vines.
Place 2-3 kg of Makabuhay stems and vines placed in old sacks. Sacks securely fixed in the inlets of irrigation canals leading to the paddy (PCARRD, 2002).