Name this Tree

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by moonwolf, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. moonwolf

    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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    an evergreen of the tropics and sub-tropics. and is becoming increasingly popular for its insect repellant traits and unique property of inhibiting the nitrification process in the soil.

    Scientists have now turned their attention to this wonder tree and are studying the chemical composition of extracts from its leaves, seed kernel, bark and other parts. Several biological pesticides based from extracts of this tree are available today. Scientists suggest mixing extracts with prilled urea to increase the efficiency in use of nitrogen in wetlands.

    The history of this tree involves a class case of biopiracy.
     
  2. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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  3. Turalura

    Turalura Well-Known Member

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    Balsam Fir?
    Red Cedar?
    Tea Tree?
    Eucalyptus?
    I don't know but guessing it's one of these.
     
  4. moonwolf

    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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    Keep guessing folk. :confused:

    It's NOT Balsam Fir, Red Cedar, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, or Citronella.
    Isn't Citronella acutally a plant in the geranium genus??

    :D
     
  5. Tater'sPa

    Tater'sPa Well-Known Member

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    I occasionally use neem oil in a few of my soap recipes :)
    It's wonderful stuff!
    The neem tree
     
  6. bonnie lass

    bonnie lass Semper Fi

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    I'm guessing Neem as well.
     
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    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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