About the Practice

This gourd is a vigorous, annual vine that prefers hot days and warm nights like 18-30º C or 55-80º F, Lagenaria cross-pollinate easily hence the multitude of variations. The crop benefits from a large growing area, 3 m or 9 ft between plants, full sun, and mulch to prevent fruit from rotting.

About the Innovator

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

Practice Details

Crop: Bottle gourd
Crop Family: Cucurbitaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Lagenaria siceraria)
Crop Vernacular Name: Dudhi
Ingredients: Asafoetida (Ferula asafoetida)

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/313 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000465

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