Zucchini are subject to many diseases and pests, some of the most common are:
- Zucchini dance
- Bacterial mold of zucchini
- Garden lice
- Colorado beetle
- Pumpkin screws
- Bacterial wind disease
- Zucchini virus complex
- Pumpkin fly
- Pumpkin beetle
Here are some steps to use neem oil to protect zucchini:
- Prepare a neem oil solution: To prepare a neem oil solution, mix 1-2 tablespoons of neem oil in 1 liter of warm water. Stir well to dissolve the oil in the water.
- Apply the solution to the plants: Use a spray or brush to apply the neem oil solution to the leaves, stems and fruits of the squash. Make sure all plants are evenly covered with this product.
- Repeat the process: Repeat the process every 7-10 days to prevent the spread of the disease.
Use preventively: Neem oil is best used preventively before symptoms of the disease appear. If symptoms occur, you can use neem oil as an adjunctive treatment.