About the Practice

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.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Rupabhai Ranabhai Rathod
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: Juna Jasapar, Sayla
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363430

Practice Details

Crop: Pearl millet Sesame
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

PAS 1:

"In both economic and ecological terms, a classical biological control agent that becomes established and exerts a controlling influence on a pest over an indefinite time period is the ideal control agent."

PAS 2:

"Farmer participatory development of a control strategy for the Variegated grasshopper with a biopesticide in the northern Mono, Benin."

PAS 3:

"Pest management practices used by the farmers are cultural and chemical control methods."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/498 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000142

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