Ash is sprinkled all over the field before ploughing the land for better yield of cumin crop.
Crop Family: Umbellifers
Crop Scientific Name: (Cuminum cyminum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Jeera, jeeru, jeere
"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.)."
"Farmers in Rajasthan practices the application of biodynamic preparations and organic manures to increase the production of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.)"
"The grain yield was significantly improved with the interventions given in demonstrations as compared to farmers’ existing practices."