Flyash herbal pesticides introduced

flyash, the notorious waste product of coal-based thermal power plants, known for its ill effects on agricultural land, may now come as an aid for the farming community.

Scientists of Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, have developed flyash-based herbal pesticide with turmeric, neem, eucalyptus, pepper and chilli dust and found them effective against several pests of rice and vegetables.

"We have found that flyash