About the Practice

A mud pot filled with pearl millet flour is buried under the ground for a year. A lid full of flour is taken out, filled up in the pump and sprayed over the cotton crop.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Lakhabhai Bavalia
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: Dhikavali, Muli
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363001

Practice Details

Crop: Cotton
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium arboreum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapaas,kapusa, rui, ru
Formulation: Pearl millet flour
Ingredients: Pearl millet flour

PAS 1:

"Major pests of cotton "

PAS 2:

"Insects and pest management for cotton crop"

PAS 3:

"Cotton Pest Management Guide 2019-20"

PAS 4:

"The concept of integrated pest management (IPM) is discussed in this paper and its large scale application throughout the country has been recommended. The benefits derived from IPM, directly or indirectly, are long-lasting, economical and ecofriendly." Sundaramurthy, V. T., & Gahukar, R. T. (1998). "Integrated Management of Cotton Insect Pests in India. Outlook on Agriculture, 27(4), 261–269."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/474 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000087

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