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Garlic (Allium sativum) and Black Pepper (Piper nigrum linn) as Organic Pesticide


Michael Angelo Arias
Trexia Carpio
Joan Tiangson

Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of Research II

Pangasinan National High School
Lingayen, Pangasinan

October, 2012

Mr. Armando Victorio
Research Adviser

Pest is an organism that is damaging to livestock, crops, humans, and land. Because of this problem, this study was conducted by the researchers by using garlic and black pepper after they found out that these materials have the ability to control pests. The materials were 2 whole garlic, 40 grams of black pepper, 600 ml of water, beaker, Erlenmeyer flask, tripod with wire gauze, alcohol lamp with denatured
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3. The pesticide cannot further damage the crops.
Significance of the Study Today, there are many ways to control pests. However, it is too much expensive for those farmers who could not afford to buy it because they do not have enough money. Now for them to have an alternative solution to pests, garlic and black pepper as pesticide is introduced to them. Even without modern science’s help, they could still find a remedy on nature’s finest. The dealer of the garlic and black pepper will also benefit to this study because when the crops are healthy and pests free, their income will increase because of its high productivity. Also, it will give no harm to people and environment because of its non-toxic components.
Scope and Limitation The researchers focused on the garlic and black pepper as pesticide on controlling pests. Specifically, this pesticide irritated and killed the pests.The researchers only used ground black pepper and ground garlic. The size of the garlic and black pepper did not affect the effect of the pesticide. The effect of the pesticide will depend on the amount of application.
Review of Related Literature
Pest is an organism that is damaging to livestock, crops, humans, and land. They cause all sorts of damage to a home, a garden, livestock and other agricultural settings. Some of the most common pests include wasps, greenflies, snails, cabbage white butterflies, rats, and other rodents. It usually causes slow
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