About the Practice

Seeds of cotton (Gossypium herbaceum) are rubbed with black soil and planted. These seeds sprout much faster and output is improved.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Dinesh Vaghela
Agro-Ecological Zone: AEZ and AESR: South Kachchh and North Kathiawar Peninsula, hot arid (2.4) ACZ: Gujarat plains and hills region (XIII) ACZ (NARP): North Saurashtra Zone (AZ88)
Address: Alampura, Dasada
District: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 382750

Practice Details

Crop: Cotton
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Gossypium herbaceum)
Crop Vernacular Name: Kapaas, rui
Formulation: Seeds of cotton (Gossypium herbaceum)
Ingredients: Black soil, seeds of cotton (Gossypium herbaceum)

PAS 1:

"Tillage Depth, Tillage Timing, And Cover Crop Effects On Cotton Yield, Soil Strength, And Tillage Energy Requirements"

PAS 2:

"Applying a combination of both organic materials and effective microorganisms resulted in a 44% increase in Cotton yield over control."

PAS 3:

"Using forage turnip as a cover crop provided an increased cotton yield, and this practice can be recommended."

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/502 - Practice ID: DTP0010000000148

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