About the Practice

Small stones are mixed along with fertilizers to distribute them evenly. These stones ensures enough ventilation within the soil. This facilitates better water absorption and excessive salt are drained easily. It also makes the soil softer and pods grow easily in greater quantity. The farmers tried this technique in a small area first and noticed excellent result in terms of output.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Kanaiyalal Bhaishankar Jani
Agro-Ecological Zone: Agro Ecological Sub Region (ICAR) : Central Highlands (Malwa), Gujarat Plain And Kathiawar Peninsula, Semi-Arid Eco- Region (5.3), Agro-Climatic Zone (Planning Commission) : Gujrat Plains And Hills Region (XIII), Agro Climatic Zone (NARP) : North Saurashtra (GJ-6) South Saurashtra (GJ-7)
Address: Bambhania, Taluka: Kunkavav, Amreli, Gujarat
District: Amreli
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 365450

Practice Details

Crop: Groundnut
Crop Family: Fabaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Arachis hypogaea)
Crop Vernacular Name: Moongaphalee, Peanut, Earthnut
Formulation: Small stones are mixed along with fertilizers
Ingredients: Small stones

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/489 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000121

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