About the Practice

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.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Beligere Krishnasastry
Address: Challakere, Karnataka
District: Challakere
State: Karnataka
PIN Code 577522

Practice Details

Formulation: Cactus to prevent drying diseases in crops.
Ingredients: The seeds and pieces of dried cactus and coal.

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/605 - Practice ID: KNW0010000000906

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