About the Practice

Ash is sprinkled all over the field before ploughing the land for better yield of cumin crop.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Jasmatbhai Gohil
Agro-Ecological Zone: Agro Ecological Sub Region (ICAR) : Western Plain, Kachchh And Part Of Kathia ( 2.4, 2.3), Agro-Climatic Zone (Planning Commission) : Gujarat Plains & Hills Region (XIII), Agro Climatic Zone (NARP) : North West Zone (GJ-5) North Saurashtra (GJ-6)
Address: Navagam
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363440

Practice Details

Crop: Cumin
Crop Family: Umbellifers
Crop Scientific Name: (Cuminum cyminum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Jeera, jeeru, jeere
Formulation: Ash
Ingredients: Ash

PAS 1:

"Fly ash, being a good soil ameliorant & source of secondary plant nutrients as well as micronutrients can significantly improves the physio-chemical properties (like B.D., W.H.C., pH, CEC, free lime etc.)."

PAS 2:

"Farmers in Rajasthan practices the application of biodynamic preparations and organic manures to increase the production of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.)"

PAS 3:

"The grain yield was significantly improved with the interventions given in demonstrations as compared to farmers’ existing practices."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/473 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000085

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