About the Practice

300 gm stem-bark of asparagus is crushed to fine powder which is then dissolved in 2 L water. This stock solution is used in measure of 200 g for one spray pump per 0.40 hector of crop. This controls the pest in three days.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Rambhai Bhikhabhai Lakhan
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: Timbarthava, Keshbandh, Ahwa
District: Dang
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 394710

Practice Details

Crop: Asparagus
Crop Family: Asparagaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Asparagus racemosus)
Crop Vernacular Name: Satavar, shatavari, shatamull, shatawari, Kurilo
Formulation: Use of asparagus stem-bark to control stem borer in finger millet (Eleusine coracana) and paddy (Oryza sativa) crops.
Ingredients: Stem-bark of asparagus (Asparagus racemosus) plant

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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/417 - Practice ID: DTP0010000002212

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