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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Pesticide

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Azadirachta indica

Neem, Nimtree, Indian Lilac

3.19

Melaleuca alternifolia

Narrow-Leaved Paperbark, Narrow-Leaved Tea-Tree, Narrow-Leaved Ti-Tree, Snow-In-Summer

2.95

Gossypium hirsutum

Marie Galante Cotton, Upland Cotton, Mexican Cotton

1.57

Gelidium corneum

 

1.33

Thymus vulgaris

Garden Thyme

1.26

Origanum vulgare

Oregano

0.97

Reynoutria sachalinensis

Giant Knotweed

0.95

Ryania speciosa

 

0.90

Thymus capitatus

 

0.81

Hordeum hystrix

 

0.80

Allium cepa

Garden Onion, Onion, Bulb Onion

0.74

Rosmarinus officinalis

rosemary, anthos

0.72

Satureja hortensis

Summer Savory

0.69

Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass, Oil Grass

0.62

Syzygium aromaticum

Clove

0.61

Cinnamomum zeylanicum

True Cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon, Sri Lanka Cinnamon

0.60

Brassica oleracea

Broccoli, Chinese Kale, Cauliflower, Kale, Savoy

0.57

Satureja montana

Winter Savory

0.54

Backhousia citriodora

Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Scented Myrtle, Lemon Scented Ironwood

0.53

Vangueria spinosa

 

0.52

Cymbopogon nardus

Citronella Grass

0.51

Origanum majorana

Sweet Marjoram, Marjoram

0.48

Origanum dictamnus

Dittany Of Crete, Cretan Dittany, Hop Majoram

0.43

Impatiens balsamina

Spotted Snapweed, Garden Balsam, Garden Jewelweed, Rose Balsam, Touch-Me-Not, Elepe, Mrame Lindo, Bongseonhwa, Kamantigi

0.39

Ocimum basilicum

Sweet Basil, Basil, Thai Basil

0.39

Mentha piperita

Peppermint

0.39

Agrostis palustris

Creeping Bentgrass, Creeping Bent, Fiorin, Spreading Bent, Carpet Bentgrass, Redtop

0.38

Aristea ecklonii

 

0.36

Salvia broussonetii

 

0.36

Melia azedarach

Chinaberrytree, White Cedar, Chinaberry Tree, Bead-Tree, Cape Lilac, Syringa Berrytree, Persian Lilac, Indian Lilac

0.35

Allium sativum

Cultivated Garlic, Garlic

0.35

Gerbera jamesonii

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barbertonse Madeliefie

0.33

Allium tuberosum

Garlic Chives, Chinese Chives, Oriental Garlic, Chinese Leek, Kow Choi

0.33

Christella parasitica

 

0.31

Lactuca sativa

Garden Lettuce, Lettuce

0.31

Cuminum cyminum

Cumin

0.30

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Poinsettia

0.29

Arachis hypogaea

Peanut, Groundnut

0.29

Salvia officinalis

Kitchen Sage

0.28

Perilla arguta

 

0.28

Mentha arvensis

Wild Mint, Field Mint, Pudina, Podina, Corn Mint

0.27

Eremophila duttonii

Budda, Harlequin Fuchsia Bush

0.27

Salvia triloba

 

0.27

Lonchocarpus utilis

Lancepod, Cub, Common Lancepod

0.27

Crossandra infundibuliformis

Firecracker Flower

0.27

Cinnamomum burmannii

Padang Cassia, Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia, Korintje

0.26

Coriandrum sativum

Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley, Dhania

0.26

Agaricus bisporus

Common Mushroom, Button Mushroom, White Mushroom, Cultivated Mushroom, Table Mushroom, Champignon Mushroom, Swiss Brown Mushroom, Roman Brown Mushroom, Italian Brown, Italian Mushroom, Cremini Mushroom, Crimini Mushroom, Brown Cap Mushrooms, Chestnut Mushroom, Portobello Mushroom

0.26

Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamon, True Cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon, Sri Lanka Cinnamon

0.26

Agave filifera

Thread Agave

0.26

Monarda citriodora

Lemon Beebalm, Lemon-Mint

0.26

Polygonum californicum

California Knotweed

0.25

Derris elliptica

Derris

0.25

Pimenta racemosa

Bayrumtree, West Indian Bay Tree, Bay Rum Tree, Ciliment

0.24

Fragaria ananassa

Garden Strawberry, Strawberry

0.23

Ludwigia peploides

Floating Primrose-Willow, Creeping Water Primrose

0.22

Anethum sowa

 

0.22

Eremophila caerulea

 

0.21

Eremophila miniata

Kopi Poverty Bush

0.21

Foeniculum vulgare

Sweet Fennel, Fennel

0.21

Swainsona cyclocarpa

 

0.20

Cinnamomum cassia

Chinese Cassia, Chinese Cinnamon

0.20

Thymus mastichina

 

0.20

Piper nigrum

Black Pepper

0.20

Arnica sororia

Twin Arnica

0.20

Citrus bergamia

Bergamot Orange

0.19

Avicennia officinalis

 

0.19

Mentha spicata

Spearmint, Spear Mint

0.19

Senecio palmensis

 

0.19

Elodea densa

Large-Flowered Waterweed, Brazilian Waterweed

0.18

Lavandula angustifolia

English Lavender, Lavender, English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender, Narrow-Leaved Lavender

0.18

Brassica chinensis

Pak Choi, Chinese Cabbage, Bok Choy, Pak Choi, Bok Choi, Pak Choy, Chinese Chard, Chinese Mustard, Celery Mustard, Spoon Cabbage, Buk Choy, Yu Ci, Q'Ng Ci

0.18

Litsea cubeba

Litsea, Mountain Pepper, May Chang, Maqaw

0.18

Pelargonium graveolens

Sweet Scented Geranium, Rose Geranium, Old Fashion Rose Geranium, Rose-Scent Geranium

0.18

Cymbopogon martinii

Rosha Grass, Palmarosa, Indian Geranium, Gingergrass, Rosha

0.18

Ocimum sanctum

Holy Basil, Tulasi

0.18

Agrostis stolonifera

Creeping Bentgrass, Creeping Bent, Fiorin, Spreading Bent, Carpet Bentgrass, Redtop

0.18

Alpinia galanga

Greater Galangal, Thai Galangal

0.17

Armoracia rusticana

Horseradish

0.17

Acalypha wilkesiana

 

0.17

Terminalia prostrata

 

0.17

Origanum syriacum

Bible Hyssop, Biblical-Hyssop, Lebanese Oregano, Syrian Oregano

0.17

Prostanthera rotundifolia

Roundleaf Mint Bush

0.17

Cucurbita pepo

Field Pumpkin, Acorn Squash, Cocozzelle Squash, Crookneck Squash, Pumpkin, Scallop Squash, Straightneck Squash, Vegetable Marrow, Zucchini, Ornamental Gourds

0.17

Impatiens walleriana

Buzzy Lizzy, Busy Lizzie, Balsam, Impatiens

0.17

Mentha longifolia

Horse Mint

0.17

Synadenium grantii

 

0.16

Majorana hortensis

Marjoram, Sweet Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram

0.16

Eugenia caryophyllata

Clove

0.16

Schoenocaulon officinale

 

0.16

Pimpinella anisum

Anise Burnet Saxifrage, Anise, Aniseed

0.16

Salvia fruticosa

Greek Oregano

0.16

Dalea scandens

Low Prairie Clover

0.16

Achillea clavennae

Silvery Yarrow

0.16

Allium porrum

Garden Leek, Leek

0.16

Agathosma crenulata

Buchu, Oval Leaf Buchu

0.16

Eremophila alternifolia

Poverty Bush

0.16

Matthiola longipetala

Night Scented Stock, Night-Scented Stock, Evening Stock

0.16

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry

0.16

Sophora flavescens

Shrubby Sophora

0.16

Ocimum gratissimum

African Basil, Clove Basil, Wild Basil, Efinrin, Daidoya, Nchuawu

0.15

Salvia sclarea

Europe Sage

0.15

Mirabilis jalapa

Marvel Of Peru, Four O'clock Flower

0.15

Swainsona beasleyana

 

0.15

Lumnitzera littorea

Black Mangrove

0.15

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Mexican Tea, Epazote, Wormseed, Jesuit's Tea, Mexican Tea, Paico, Herba Sancti Mari

0.15

Acorus gramineus

Grassleaf Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sedge, Japanese Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag

0.15

Brassica pekinensis

 

0.15

Eremophila leucophylla

 

0.15

Eremophila scoparia

Silvery Emubush, Scotia Bush, Broom Bush

0.15

Chrysactinia mexicana

Damianita, Damianita Daisy

0.15

Hypericum drummondii

Straggling St. Johnswort, Glade St. John's-Wort

0.15

Pelargonium hortorum

Zonal Geranium, Garden Geranium, Malva, Malvn

0.14

Daucus carota

Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest, Bishop's Lace

0.14

Erigeron caespitosus

Tufted Fleabane, Cspitose Fleabane

0.14

Penstemon wilcoxii

Wilcox's Penstemon, Wilcox's Beardtongue

0.14

Lawsonia inermis

Henna, Hina, Henna Tree, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet

0.14

Cucumis sativus

Garden Cucumber

0.14

Hypericum rumeliacum

 

0.14

Juncus capillaceus

 

0.14

Brassica rapa

Colza, Turnip, Mizuna, Napa Cabbage, Cime Di Rapa, Turnip Rape

0.14

Cotula mexicana

Mexican Brassbuttons

0.14

Eremophila oldfieldii

Pixie Bush

0.14

Juncus phaeocephalus

Brownhead Rush, Brown-Headed Rush

0.14

Lonchocarpus urucu

Barbasco

0.13

Nicotiana gossei

 

0.13

Juncus capensis

 

0.13

Penstemon gormanii

Gorman's Beardtongue

0.13

Ononis natrix

Large Yellow Restharrow, Yellow Restharrow

0.13

Boesenbergia pandurata

 

0.13

Schoenoplectus californicus

California Bulrush

0.13

Evernia divaricata

Ring Lichen, Mountain Oakmoss Lichen

0.13

Sechium edule

Chayote

0.13

Aloe excelsa

Zimbabwe Aloe

0.13

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Yellowroot

0.13

Capsicum annuum

Cayenne Pepper, Bell Peppers, Chili Peppers

0.12

Phaleria macrocarpa

Buah Mahkota Dewa, God's Crown, Pau

0.12

Physostigma venenosum

Calabar Bean

0.12

Abies koreana

Korean Fir

0.12

Aegle marmelos

Indian Bael, Bael, Bengal Quince, Golden Apple, Stone Apple, Wood Apple, Bili

0.12

Eremophila granitica

 

0.12

Lavatera plebeia

Australian Hollyhock, Native Hollyhock

0.12

Anethum graveolens

Dill, Dill

0.12

Argemone mexicana

Mexican Pricklypoppy, Mexican Poppy, Mexican Prickly Poppy, Flowering Thistle, Cardo, Cardosanto

0.12

Origanum onites

Pot Marjoram, Cretan Oregano, Turkish Oregano, Pot Marjoram, R'gani

0.12

Bryum coronatum

Bryum Moss

0.12

Vulpia ciliata

Fringed Fescue

0.12

Tagetes minuta

Muster John Henry

0.12

Carum carvi

Caraway, Meridian Fennel, Persian Cumin

0.12

Kennedia eximia

 

0.11

Nigella sativa

Black Cumin, Fennel Flower, Nutmeg Flower, Black Caraway, Roman Coriander

0.11

Umbilicaria nylanderiana

Nylander's Navel Lichen

0.11

Eucalyptus citriodora

 

0.11

Enydra fluctuans

 

0.11

Eugenia caryophyllus

 

0.11

Drosera peltata

Shield Sundew, Pale Sundew

0.11

Thymus pulegioides

Lemon Thyme

0.11

Ramalina pollinaria

Cartilage Lichen, Powdery Twig Lichen

0.11

Brassica campestris

Turnip, Mizuna, Napa Cabbage, Cime Di Rapa, Turnip Rape, Annual Turnip Rape, Canola, Field Mustard, Bird Rape, Keblock, Colza

0.11

Melaleuca atroviridis

 

0.11

Melaleuca stereophloia

 

0.11

Bouvardia ternifolia

Firecrackerbush, Scarlet Bouvardia

0.11

Equisetum giganteum

Giant Horsetail, Southern Giant Horsetail

0.11

Salvia farinacea

Mealycup Sage

0.11

Schinus molle

Peruvian Peppertree

0.10

Myriophyllum papillosum

 

0.10

Begonia malabarica

 

0.10

Potentilla intermedia

Downy Cinquefoil, Russian Cinquefoil

0.10

Salvia lanigera

 

0.10

Eremophila serrulata

 

0.10

Amanita ochrophylla

 

0.10

Salix mollissima

Sharp-Stipule Willow

0.10

Suaeda tampicensis

Coastal Seepweed

0.10

Myristica fragrans

Nutmeg

0.10

Alpinia calcarata

 

0.10

Canthium latifolium

 

0.10

Eremophila rugosa

 

0.10

Agathosma betulina

Buchu, Round Leaf Buchu

0.10

Allium stipitatum

Persian Shallot

0.10

Artemisia annua

Sweet Wormwood, Sweet Annie, Sweet Sagewort, Annual Wormwood

0.10

Cordia boissieri

Anacahuita, Mexican Olive, White Cordia, Texas Wild Olive

0.10

Artemisia dracunculus

Tarragon

0.10

 

 


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