About the Practice

Fresh ground flour of Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is filled in a polythene bag and the bag is dumped in dung manure for eight days. After 8 days, the bag is pulled out and the content is mixed with water and sprayed on the aphid affected crop. This practice is found to control 95% of sucking pest (aphids spp.) within 24 hours. This method is more prevalent in Saurashtra region.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Mathabhai Karshanbhai Kachad
Agro-Ecological Zone: Central Highlands (Malwa), Gujarat Plain And Kathiawar Peninsula, Semi-Arid Eco Region
Address: Savarkundla
District: Amreli
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 364515

Practice Details

Crop: Various crops
Ingredients: Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) flour, dung manure

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/312 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000456

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