About the Practice

Flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides) is buried under the ground for one week. 2-3 kg of this flour is recommended per bigha of land. This traditional method shows marked result within 24 hours.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Vasantrai Dalpatray Pathak
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: Lakhapadar, Kunkavav
District: Amreli
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 365450

Practice Details

Crop: Cotton
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium herbaceum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapaas, rui
Formulation: Pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides)
Ingredients: Flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides)

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/491 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000127

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