About the Practice

As informesd by Lembaji, to control insects molomashi infestation in tomato and Alfa alfa (Medicago sativa) following method of treatment is adopted. Take (Calotropis gigantea) plants, whole with leaves will becomes it fully inmeresed in water thus prepared (Calotropis gigantea) solution be put in a 15 L pump, 100 gm mix and spray on the crop in this proper tim method rest, continus spraying the medicine.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Lembagi Ratnagi Thakore
Address: Kstedia, via thara, Kankrej
District: Banaskantha
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 385560

Practice Details

Crop: Crown Flower
Crop Family: Apocynaceae- Oleander family
Crop Scientific Name: (Calotropis gigantea)
Crop Vernacular Name: Hindi: Akanda, Safed Aak; Manipuri: Angkot; Tamil: Erukku
Formulation: (Calotropis gigantea) solution
Ingredients: Crown flower

PAS 1:

Maqbool, M.A.; Hashmi, S.; Ghaffar, A. Effect of latex extracts from (Euphorbia caducifolia) and (Calotropis procera )on root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita infesting tomato and egg plant. Pak. J. Nematol., 1987, 43-47.

PAS 2:

"Nighat Begum, B. Sharma and Ravi S. Pandey, Biopesticide Activities of Extracts from Calotropis procera and Annona
squamosa: A Potential Alternative to Chemical Pesticides."

PAS 3:

"Jawale, Chetan & chaitanya, Joshi. (2010). Giant weed (Calotropis sps,) an economical and eco-friendly method of pest management in organic farms."

PAS 4:

"Khan, S., Taning, C.N.T., Bonneure, E. et al. Insecticidal activity of plant-derived extracts against different economically important pest insects. Phytoparasitica 45, 113–124 (2017).

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/422 - Practice ID: DTP0010000001400

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