To control the insect pest, leaves of each plant of 20 kg congress grass, 5 kg crown flower plant and 5 kg wind killer plant, 250 gm neem and 200 gm thorn apple are crushed together. This mixture is soaked in water for over night in the 200 L capacity vessel. Thereafter, 7 L of solution with 7 L of water are mixed together and sprayed on the affected crops.Thus, crop is saved of the insect pest problem.
Crop: Congress grass, Crown Flower, Sage Glory Bower, Neem, thorn apple
Crop Family: (i) Common name: Carrot Grass, white top, Wild carrot weed; Hindi: gajar ghas, Chatak Chandani; Rajasthani: Gajar ghas, Congress ghans (ii) Hindi: Akanda, Safed Aak; Manipuri: Angkot; Tamil: Erukku (iii) Bengali: Ganiyari, Arani, Goniari; Gujarati: Arani, Aranimula; Hindi: Arni (iv) Hindi: Neem; Marathi: Nimbay; Gujarati: Dhanujhada, Limba; Sanskrit: Pakvakrita, nimbak (v) Common name: Devil's Trumpet, Horn of plenty; downy thorn apple; Hindi: Safed dhatura; Manipuri: Sagol hidak; Malayalam: Ummata
Crop Scientific Name: (Parthenium hysterophorus Linn.), (Calotropis gigantea) (Clerodendrum phlomidis), (Azadirachta indica (Datura metel)
Formulation: 20 kg congress grass, 5 kg crown flower plant and 5 kg wind killer plant, 250 gm neem and 200 gm thorn apple and water
Ingredients: Leaves of congress grass, leaves of crown flower plant, leaves of wind killer, leaves of neem, leaves of thorn apple, water
"1-2 kg of neem leaves placed in a pot gently. Add 2-4 liters of water. Cover the mouth of the pot securely with the cloth and leave it as such for 3 days. Strain to get clear extract."
"Put 1 kg of neem leaves plus 5 litres water in a bucket and leave overnight. Remove the leaves, retain the water and pound the leaves. Squeeze the leaves and add the 5 litres of water used for soakingthem overnight. Add about 20 ml of diluted soapy water and use. Pacific Pests and Pathogens - Fact Sheets."
Manpreet Kaur, Neeraj Kumar Aggarwal, Vikas Kumar, and Romika Dhiman, Effects and Management of Parthenium
hysterophorus: A Weed of Global Significance" International Scholarly Research Notices, Volume 2014, Article ID 368647, 12 pages,
"MAHESH G. BHOYAR, OMKAR J. GAVKARE, CHIRANJEEVA MILKURI REDDY AND VIKAS S.GHUMARE,"POSSIBLE USES OF PARTHENIUM - AN AGRICULTURAL WASTE" Journal of Industrial Pollution Control."