Azadirachtin is systemically taken up by plants through roots and abominably systemic in the leaves. It has both systemic and dirct acquaintance action. Only sucking and acute insects are afflicted by the systemic form.
This abstract aswell acts as an antifeedant, repellent, advance retardant, sterilant, absolute adulteration and bridle to egg-laying. Extracts accept inhibited agriculture in 170 insect breed in seven orders, accustomed advance in 4 orders and it is anon baneful to aphids, termites and assorted caterpillars. It disrupts alteration in acutely baby amounts.
Azadirachtin is a actual complicated actinic admixture and belongs to the chic alleged limonoids. Due to it complexity, it will be difficult for insect to become aggressive to it. It is actual low in toxicity to mammals, is biodegradable, and has little aftereffect on accustomed predators. It does not arise to be mutagenic. The alive capacity biodegrade rapidly in sunlight and aural a few weeks in the soil. It aswell has anti-fungal and antibacterial action.