The toxicity of neem seed kernel extracts prepared with different solvents against the predatory spider,Chiracanthium mildei L. Koch, was investigated. The order of toxicity of the 4% extracts was pentane < acetone < ethanol << methanol = water (nontoxic). All extracts were nontoxic at 2.5%.
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Mansour, F.A., Ascher, K.R.S. & Omari, N. Toxicity of neem (Azadirachta Indica) seed kernel extracts prepared with different solvents, on the spider chiracanthium mildei. Phytoparasitica 14, 73–76 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02980480
- Neem seed kernel extracts
- Azadirachta indica A. Juss
- predatory spiders
- Chiracanthium mildei