About the Practice

The practice of keeping cut branches of Calotropis (Calotropis spp.) at the entrance of rain water channel in the field minimizes the striga population.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Haribhai Devjibhai Patel
Agro-Ecological Zone: Arid western Plains (5.1), Gujarat Plains & Hills Region (XIII), South Saurashtra Zone (GJ.7)
Address: Bagadu, Mendaradu, Junagadh
District: Junagadh
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 362263

Practice Details

Crop: Calotropis
Crop Family: Apocynaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Calotropis sp.)
Crop Vernacular Name: Aankado
Formulation: Kept at the entrance of the rain water channel
Ingredients: Branches of Calotropis

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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/307 - Practice ID: (Honey Bee, 3(1):11, 1992)

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