Mexican Tarragon (Tagetes lucida)
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Secretions from the roots of growing plants have an insecticidal effect on the soil, effective against nematodes and to some extent against keeled slugs, they also have an effect against some persistent weeds such as couch grass. These secretions are produced about 3 – 4 months after sowing. The growing plant also has a repellent effect on various insect pests such as the asparagus beetle and bean weevils[14, 20].
A yellow dye is obtained from the flowers.
The dried plant is burnt as an incense and to repel insects.
Cultivation & Habitat
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