About the Practice

The pounded 500 gm black thorn apple (Datura innnoxia) fruits were mixed in 1 L water and kept it for soak. After some time, further add 2 L water to make total 3 L solution. Soniabhai finally sprays the entire 3 L solution in half acre of field crop, which provides 40% insect control.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Kashirambhai Bablubhai Kavar
Agro-Ecological Zone: Agro Ecological Sub Region (ICAR): North Sahyadris and konkan coast hot humid eco sub region (19.1) Agro-Climatic Zone (Planning Commission): Gujarat plains and Hills region (XIII). Agro Climatic Zone (NARP): South Gujarat heavy rainfall area (GJ-1)
Address: Goriya, Chitkiya, Ahwa
District: Dang
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 394710

Practice Details

Crop: Brinjal
Crop Family: Solanaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Solanum melongena L.)
Crop Vernacular Name: Baingan
Formulation: Use of black thorn apple (Datura innoxia) fruits for aphid control in brinjal (Solanum melongena) crop.
Ingredients: Black thorn apple (Datura innoxia) fruits

PAS 1:

"An aqueous leaves extraction of Datura innoxia was used to control insect pests against Brinjal. Ursani, T & Malik, S & Chandio, J & Palh, Zameer & Soomro, N & Lashari, K & Baloch, M & Solangi, B & Solangi, M & Mastoi, Ghulam & Author, Corresponding & Khan, Bhai. (2019). Screening of Biopesticides Against Insect Pests of Brinjal. International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science. 1. 918-931."

PAS 2:

"Take a fix amount of leave of datura and soaked double volume of water and boiled it when half of ther volume was evaporated. Then the concentrated extract was splashed in the field. Ali, S., Ahmed, S.S., Rizwana, H., Bhatti, F.U., Khoso, A., Mengal, M.I., Jatoi, J.H., Bugti, A., Rind, M.A., & Shahwani, S.A. (2017). Efficacy of Different Bio-Pesticides against Major Sucking Pests on Brinjal under Field Conditions."

PAS 3:

"Raghavendra, K.V., Gowthami, R., Lepakshi, N.M., Dhananivetha, M., & Shashank, R.J. Use of Botanicals by Farmers for Integrated Pest Management of Crops in Karnataka. Asian Agri-History Vol. 20, No. 3, 2016 (173-180)."

PAS 4:

"Khanzada, K.K., Khanzada B. Using plant extracts to control the sucking insect pests of Brinjal, International Journal of Zoology Studies, Volume 3; Issue 4; July 2018; Page No. 58-62."

PAS 5:

PAS not available

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/408 - Practice ID: DTP0010000002120

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