About the Practice

Take about 300 g of the leaves and unripe fruits of datura (Datura spp.) and crush them. Afterthat heat the mixture in 1 l of water. After filtration, about 300 ml of the stock solution is mixed in 15 ml of water and use to sprinkle over the crop This solution is enough for one spray pump. About 7-8 pumps of the dilute solution is required to sprinkle one acre field of 3-5 month old cotton crop. Another approach is that ground 1 kg of sugar and 5 kg of salt together and dissolve them in water. Spray the mixture on about 0.15 hectares of land to control sukara or wilt in cumin (Cuminum cyminum).

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Dhirubhai D Kachhadiya
Agro-Ecological Zone: South Saurashtra (GJ-7)
Address: Shekh, Pipariya, Amreli
District: Amreli
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 365435

Practice Details

Formulation: Leaves and unripe fruits of datura (Datura spp.) and 1 kg of sugar and 5 kg of salt
Ingredients: Leaves and unripe fruits of the Dhatura (Datura spp.) plant, water, a spray pump

PAS 1:

"Daturastramonium seed extract among ethanol, chloroform, and acetone has strong insecticidal efficacy than methanol and n-hexane . The insecticidal repellency properties of Chromolaenaodorata, Senna siamea, Andrographispaniculata, Vernoniaamygdalina, Daturastramonium against Callosobruchus maculates indicated C. maculatus egg laying capacity effectively reduced by Senna siamea as compared to other plants" [

PAS 2:

"Daturastramonium plant frequently used as antiparasitics and repellents [9]. Fruit oil is used for body pain" [ Sayyed, Aqib. (2013). Phytochemistry, pharmacological and traditional uses of DaturastramoniumL.. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2. 123. ]

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/543 - Practice ID: KNW0010000001274

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