Termite damage occurs mainly on soils very low in organic matter content (laterite red soils, sand) The termites attack Jatropha on the base, causing plant damage and total loss


How to control termite damage to trees with Neem leaf tea (Azadirachta indica). 

 A barrel or bucket is filled with green Neem leaves.  Then cover the leaves with water and after 4 days use the liquid against termites;  it does not kill them but they stop feeding and they finally starve to death.

Here you find a study regarding the effect of Jatropha oil on specific termites