About the Practice

For this purpose, 5 kg of neem leaves for each mound of wheat is taken. Then water is poured on the leaves and mashed properly. The mash is squeezed to extract one-and-a-half litre of juice. Then wheat seeds are coated with neem juice. The juice is applied with hand till satisfactory coating is ensured. After coating, the seeds are kept aside for 12 hours. This means that if wheat is to be sown in the morning, the neem coating is applied overnight.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Govindbhai Mansingbhai Sitapara
Address: Vamanika, Wankaner
District: Rajkot
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363621

Practice Details

Crop: Wheat
Crop Family: Poaceae- Grass family
Crop Scientific Name: (Triticum aestivum Linn.)
Crop Vernacular Name: Hindi: Gehun; Kannada: Godhi; Manipuri: Gehun; Marathi: Gehun; Sanskrit: arupa, bahudugdha, godhuma; Tamil: godumai
Formulation: Coating the wheat seeds with a solution of neem (Azadirachta indica).
Ingredients: Neem

PAS 1:

"Neem acts as a fungicide."

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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/438 - Practice ID: DTP0010000001554

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