Beligere Krishnasastry of Challakeretaluka in Karnataka uses cactus to prevent blight diseases in crops. He grinds the seeds and pieces of dried cactus into a fine powder. Then he puts this powder over coal fire and passes the fumes over the paddy field, affected by the baterial blight disease. This treatment also prevents many types of diseases affecting paddy or ragi.
Formulation: Cactus to prevent drying diseases in crops.
Ingredients: The seeds and pieces of dried cactus and coal.