Birthwort (Aristolochia bracteata) plants are pounded to fine paste. 2 L of water is added to the paste and stirred vigourosly. After that this solution is mixed with 15 L of water and sprinkled over the affected crop.
Crop: Pearl millet
Crop Family: Poaceae -Pearl millet; Pedaliaceae- Sesame
Crop Scientific Name: (Pennisetum typhoides), (Sesamum indicum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Bajra, Bajri, Bajro- Pearl millet; Til, Tila, Tala- Sesame
Formulation: 2 L Birthwort plant extract solution + 15 L of water
Ingredients: Plant extract of wormkiller (keedamari, Aristolochia bracteata) and water
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