The larvae of the May beetle and the bear are two enemies of the gardener. They devour the stems and root system of the crop, which leads to its death. One of the easiest and most effective ways to get rid of them is to use repellent agents based on birch tar.
The principle of the fertilizer and its features
Birch tar is a pharmacy with repellent properties. The principle of its action is based on the creation of a bear or larvae cockchafer adverse environment that will force him to leave the habitat, and he will not want to create a nest and lay offspring.
Repelling is not the only effect of using the product. Due to the potent drug, the pest's nervous system is disturbed. This contributes to the impossibility of its normal existence and the postponement of larvae.
How to bookmark correctly
An effective insect repellent is based on birch tar. Put the soaked bookmark into the ground as follows:
- Cut out small pegs.
- Soak all their tar.
- Deepen into the ground at a distance of no more than 3 meters from the place where pests were noticed.
- Refresh your bookmarks after their performance has declined.
There is another effective deterrent that can be used if pests are wound near beds of cabbage, beets or carrots. To do this:
- Pour 4 liters of water into a bucket;
- Dilute in it 1 tbsp. a spoonful of birch tar.
- Sprinkle the solution with sawdust and let it brew for several hours.
- Deepen the pulp no more than 3 cm from the ground.
Bookmarks from birch can be made after the discovery of insects or to prevent their appearance. A simple and effective way is to impregnate the soil with a solution based on birch tar.
Dilute it with 1 tbsp. spoon in 3 liters of water. Pour the soil with the resulting solution or spray the damaged plants.
Spray with a product based on birch tar root crops or plants that are not yet ripe. Do not use it to spray adult fruits or ripe berries. It is better to carry out processing at a distance of 3 meters from the ridge. This is enough to adversely affect pests and plant crop safety.
To avoid a possible allergic reaction, protect your skin with tight, tight clothing and gloves.
Effectively apply the product in the early morning, evening or in cool weather.
After rain, processing is not necessary again, birch tar is a persistent product, the effect of it will be preserved even after heavy rain.
Not always to eliminate the larvae of the May beetle and the bear, it becomes necessary to use expensive drugs, which include harmful chemicals that have a detrimental effect on the plant culture. A safe and effective method of dealing with them is a tar-based remedy.