About the Practice

While storing raggy 500 gm leaves of lemon and neem tree are mixed and spread along with the food grain while storing it in a vessel. Thereafter, the vessel is covered with the leaves and keeps the food grain for 2 years in good conditions which are not affected by any insects without any side effect.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Sumanbe Devrambhai Gadhavi
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: Ambaliya, Galkund, Ahwa
District: Dang
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 394710

Practice Details

Crop: Lemon and neem
Crop Family: Rutaceae, Meliaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Citrus limon L.), (Azadirachta indica)
Crop Vernacular Name: Hindi- Nimbu
Formulation: Use of leaves of lemon and neem tree
Ingredients: Lemon (Citrus limon L.) and neem (Azadirachta indica)

PAS 1:

"Two different procedures to store grain. (1) fresh neem leaves (2) Leaves is dried in dark place and keep it with various grains and stored it. It helps to store grains for a long term and safe from insects/pests."

PAS 2:

"Keep shadow dried neew leaves and with various grains. This techniques is very useful to safe grains from various pests"

PAS 3:

"For long term storing of rice and keep safe from pests, lime powder is mixed with it.
Dose: 10 gram of lime is able to safe arouns 1 kg of grains."

PAS 4:

"Neem leaves and fruit both were used to store grain."

PAS 5:


GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/414 - Practice ID: DTP0010000002203

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