Bio-pesticides gained lot of importance because of eco-friendly nature, keeping the
environment clean and green and also less toxic compared to synthetic pesticides. The most
important bio-pesticides prepared from the extracts of plants are neem, custard apple, karanja,
mahua and Asoka etc. Some of the aspects relating to the process for the preparation of biopesticide
from the said plants, isolation and identification of active compound, enrichment of
active compound from extracts and analytical method for the quantification of active
compound in the technical material and also in formulations will be presented. Process for the
preparation of nutraceutical lycopene enriched oleoresin from tomato fruit and its estimation
by HPLC will be presented.
KEY WORDS: Biopesticides, Neutraceuticals, Plants.