About the Practice

Flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides) is let to go stale for about 10 days till it tastes bitter. This flour is mixed with ash and sprinkled over the crop of cumin (Cummin cyminum) for protection against powdery mildew.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Devjibhai Sangrambhai Jogajia
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: Piyava, Chotila
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363520

Practice Details

Crop: Cumin
Crop Family: Umbellifers
Crop Scientific Name: (Cuminum cyminum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Jeera, Jeeru, Jeere
Formulation: Flour of pearl millet : Ash = 1:4
Ingredients: Stale flour of pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides), ash

PAS 1:

"Single dusting of 300 meshes sulphur 20-25 kg/ha at the time of flowering in January is essential."

PAS 2:

"Among the different fungicides tested against E. polygoni in vivo conditions, propiconazole (0.025%) was the most effective fungicide ascompared to the others"

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/500 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000146

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