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  • tobacco dust?

    Created by larese on

    Good morning! Do you use tobacco dust in any of your organic pesticides?

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    E. Vinje
    Keymaster

    We do not. Nicotine is a very toxic chemical and works as a broad spectrum poison. In other words, it kills all insects that it comes in contact with including beneficial insects. It is also a known carcinogen.

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    Maxen
    Member

    I wouldn’t ever consider using tobacco powder as an organic pesticide, as even though many people think that all organic fertilizers and pesticides are safe.

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