About the Practice

Ajowan caraway (Trachyspermum ammi) is burnt in four or five places in the farm because the smoke drives away grasshoppers.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Lavjibhai Parmabhai Vankar
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: Nadia, Chotila
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363520

Practice Details

Crop: Pearl Millet
Crop Family: Poaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Pennisetum typhoides)
Crop Vernacular Name: Bajra, Bajri, Bajro
Formulation: The smoke of Ajowan caraway (Trachyspermum ammi)
Ingredients: Smoke of carom (Trachyspermum ammi)

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/501 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000147

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