About the Practice

A secondary stem sprouts in brinjal (Solanum melongena) plant when it attains about half metre of height. At this stage the brinjal plant becomes prone to termite attack. Arjanbhai Bharwad of village Sheel, district Amreli of Gujarat at such time allows the small pieces of aloe (Aloe vera) leaves to flow with water of irrigation channel. This eradicates the termite infestation. He learnt this method from his forefathers

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Arjanbhai Mahadevbhai Bharwad
Agro-Ecological Zone: Central Highlands (Malwa), Gujarat Plain And Kathiawar Peninsula, Semi-Arid Eco Region
Address: Sheel, Mangrol
District: Junagadh
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 362240

Practice Details

Crop: Brinjal
Crop Family: Solanaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Solanum melongena)
Crop Vernacular Name: Ringan
Ingredients: Aloe (Aloe vera) leaves

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/315 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000483

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