Abuse of chemical origin pesticides have resulted in increased resistance of insects and disease causing organisms and miner pests are gaining importance. Food, Feed, Fodder, Water and Soil are getting polluted due to indiscriminate use of poisons as pesticides.
BioPesticides are soft options and are derived from natural resources and do not cause collateral damage to ecosystem.
BioPesticide is a general term used to refer to Pesticides of Biological Origin.
Plant extracts (Neem, Karanj, Annona) that are standardized for use as Pesticides are referred to as Botanical Origin BioPesticides.
Microbes (Bacteria, Fungi, Virus) that are standardized for use as Pesticides are referred to as Microbial Origin BioPesticides.
BioInsecticides and BioFungicides are major parts of BioPesticides.