In order to control sucking pest (Aphids spp.) in Indian bean (Dolichos lablab) and other creeping vegetable crops. Soaks 200 gm dried flowers of mahua (Madhuca indica) in 0.5 L water and keeps it overnight. He uses this stock solution for spraying on the crop with the help of a broom or pump in the morning for 2 days. This gives total control of sucking pest (Aphids spp.) in 4 days.
Crop: Mahua tree
Crop Family: Sapotaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Madhuca indica)
Crop Vernacular Name: Hindi: Mahuwa, mahwa, Tamil: Iluppai or vippa chettu, Sanskrit: Madhukah
Formulation: Use of the flowers of mahua (Madhuca indica) and water to control sucking pest (Aphids spp.)
Ingredients: Mahua (Madhuca indica) flowers
"The flower of mahua supports the controlling of pests against rice. "Phytochemistry, Ethnomedical Uses and Future Prospects of Mahua (Madhuca longifolia) as a
Food: A Review, Sinha et al., J Nutr Food Sci 2017, 7:1.
"OSTHARVEST STORAGE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 34 (2010) 831–844.
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