About the Practice

Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves are burnt all around the farm and the resultant smoke protects about 50-60% of the crop.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Savjibhai Maganbhai Judia
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: Fulgram, Rampura
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363435

Practice Details

Crop: Cumin
Crop Family: Umbellifers
Crop Scientific Name: (Cuminum cyminum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Jeera, Jeeru, Jeere
Formulation: Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves
Ingredients: Smoke of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves

PAS 1:

"Aphid damage is among the most serious of agricultural and horticultural problems."

PAS 2:

"The best way to control Aphids is to have lots of insectory plants (the Daisy and Carrot families are particularly good sources of food) around to feed their predators."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/485 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000112

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