Garlic biopesticides have the unique property of repelling and preventing the insects from feeding especially the sucking pests. The biopesticide is compatible with chemical insecticides and fertilizers. The garlic biopesticide not harmful to natural enemies, pollinators and other beneficials, are cheaper and compatible with other organics and chemicals. They can form an important IPM tool in sustainable and organic cultivated farming systems.
Biorepel® is a natural insect repellent. The active in- gredient is garlic extract. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exempted Biorepel® from registration as a pesticide under FIFRA 25(b). Biorepel® can move pests out of an infected area or repel pests from initially entering an area.
Biorepel® is non-phytotoxic, meaning it will not harm or burn your garden plants and has no “after taste” on edible plant parts or fruits. Biorepel® is suitable for organic production.
Target Pests: Aphids, Whiteflies, Leafhoppers, Thrips
Target Pathogens: Alternaria spp, powdery mildew, black spot, Phytopthera, Fusarium spp. and bacterial pathogens like Pseudomonas.
Mode of action: primarily a repellant
Application Tips: Using garlic extract as its active ingredient is non-phytotoxic, meaning it will not harm or burn your plants.
Impact on Beneficial Insects: Low