Aegle marmelos, commonly known as bael or bhe, also Bengal quince, golden apple, Japanese bitter orange, stone appleor wood apple, is a species of tree native to India, Nepal, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Myanmar.It is present in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Malesia as a naturalized species.
The tree is considered to be sacred by Hindus. Its fruits are used in traditional medicine and as a food throughout its range.[not verified in body] The common name “wood apple” may also refer to
Eating food or slow poison?
Chemical pesticides are become a part of food in the current scenario. Yes, Excess use & over dose of chemical pesticides are remain in vegetable, pulses and every crops. By the way it travels to your dining table in the name of food as a Slow Poison.
Bio pesticide is a solution!!!
Nowadays organic farming practices are spreading everywhere to provide food naturally. Even though there are so many ways uses in Integrated Pest management, bio pesticides are third hand for farmers.
Vilvegam ~ Queen of bio pesticide !!!
Vilvam seed oil extracted from Aegle marmelos was found effective bio pesticide against mosquitoes. Seed oil of A. marmelos is a Potential Biopesticide. The recent development of biopesticide from seed oil of A.marmelos showed a promising biocontrol agent agains early developmental stages of teak defoliator on nursery.