About the Practice

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.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Tulasiyabhai Somabhai Bagul
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: Kodmal, Mahalpada, Ahwa
District: Dang
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 394710

Practice Details

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

PAS 1:

"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.
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000573."

PAS 2:

"OSTHARVEST STORAGE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 34 (2010) 831–844.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4549.2009.00398.x"

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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/412 - Practice ID: DTP0010000002178

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