About the Practice

Katara sprays 1.5 l of the juice of date palm (Phoenix sylvestris) mixed with 15 l of water on the vegetable crop and spray it on the vegetable crop. According to Katara, her father has been following this traditional practice for a long time.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Sunitaben Katara
Agro-Ecological Zone: Middle Gujarat Zone (GJ-3)
Address: Dahod, Gujarat
District: Dahod
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 389151

Practice Details

Formulation: Liquid solution of 1.5 L of the juice of date palm (Phoenix sylvestris) and 15 L of water
Ingredients: Juice of date palm (Phoenix sylvestris) and water.

PAS 1:

"The anthelmintic activity of the ethanolic root extract of P. sylvestrisRoxb. examined by Islam et al. (2014) reported that the ethanolic extract significantly decreased paralytic duration and death mortality time of the nematode Haemonchuscontortus and showed dose dependent activity." [P. Jain et al. / Agriculture and Natural Resources 52 (2018) 107e114 Diverse application of Phoenix
sylvestris: A potential herb]

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/541 - Practice ID: KNW0010000001250

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