About the Practice

Approx. 40 to 50 kg of flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides) is sprinkled per each bigha or 0.25 acres of land. Then the land is ploughed and cumin (Cummin cyminum) seeds are sown. This method ensures protection from sukaro or chamri and output is greatly increased.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Mansukhbhai Polabhai Solanki
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: Dhajala, Sayla
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363430

Practice Details

Crop: Cumin
Crop Family: Umbellifers
Crop Scientific Name: (Cuminum cyminum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Jeera, Jeeru, Jeere
Formulation: 40 to 50 kg of flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides)
Ingredients: Flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides)

PAS 1:

"Improving Cumin Production Under Soil Infestation With Fusarium Wilt
Pathogen: Ii- Field Trial Of Different Landraces And Seed Treatments"

PAS 2:

"Application of bio-fertilizers significantly improved plant height, number of flowers per plant, and number of capsules per plant"

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/492 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000132

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