Pesticides or insecticide (insect killer) are chemical mixtures used in the elimination of insect pests from our environment. In our today’s guide, we shall be taking you hands on on how to produce these chemical mixture fro the comfort of you homes. You can either choose to produce this product for personal use or commercial use.
One of the everyday challenge faced by Nigerians, is the prevalence of insects in our environment and how to get rid of them. The contemporary insecticides in the market are way too expensive with some not giving the needed results when applied. Insects are vectors which transmits diseases and germs to us. It therefore becomes imperative that eliminating them should form a major source of concern in the mind of all.
REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCTION OF PESTICIDE
The following are the materials you will need to produce your first ever insecticide
|Industrial Camphor||⅓ kg|
|Calypso oil (though this is optional)||¼ kg|
PROCEDURES TO PRODUCE YOUR INSECTICIDE IN NIGERIA
- Dissolve the camphor with a liter of kerosene/petrol. Dissolve the camphor overnight or for three (3) hours
- Mix the DDVP with the remaining kerosene/petrol
- Add perfume
- Add color
- Stir very well until the product mixes properly
- Add formalin, a preservative to help your product last longer
- Store in your containers of choice
- Package and head for the market
Note. You can actually make serious money from producing and marketing this product.
If you live in Asaba for example and you are conversant with the popular Ogbeogonogo Market, you will agree with me that you do find people selling this product popularly known as Tusatusa. The least on sells for N200. You can imaging the amount of money these people make from this product which you may have even purchased at some point. Why not give it a try?
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