• Huy Toan Dao
  • Van Hoang Dao
  • Dinh Hoang Vu
  • Quang Le Dang
  • Tran Dai Lam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology



botanical pesticides, plant disease, insects, weeds, phytopathogens


In the context of agricultural pest management, botanical pesticides are best suited for use in organic food (agricultural) production, due to their safety to humans and the environment compared to conventional pesticides. Compounds of plant origin can be highly effective, with diverse and multiple mechanisms of action, while having low toxicity towards non-target organisms. However, the large-scale application of these products for pest control is limited by their poor stability and other technological issues. An overview of botanical pesticides is presented in this paper. Trends and challenges in the research and application of botanical pesticides in Vietnam are also discussed.


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How to Cite

Dao, H. T., Dao, V. H., Vu, D. H., Le Dang, Q., & Lam, T. D. (2021). APPLICATION OF BOTANICAL PESTICIDES IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES . Vietnam Journal of Science and Technology, 59(6).



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