About the Practice

Soil is dug along the cotton crop once the cotton grows out of the soil and chicken manure is added to the soil.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Naranbhai Hadani
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: Dhokalva, Chotila
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363520

Practice Details

Crop: Cotton
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium arboreum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapaas,kapusa, rui, ru
Formulation: 40 kg of chicken shit for one bigha of cotton field
Ingredients: Chicken shit

PAS 1:

"Tillage Depth, Tillage Timing, And Cover Crop Effects On Cotton Yield, Soil Strength, And Tillage Energy Requirements"

PAS 2:

"Applying a combination of both organic materials and effective microorganisms resulted in a 44% increase in Cotton yield over control"

PAS 3:

"Using forage turnip as a cover crop provided an increased cotton yield, and this practice can be recommended."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/476 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000089

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