About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Toxic pest control not only contaminated the food, but sometimes it can harm the other beneficial insects. Source: http://nif.org.in/innovation/organic_pest_control_measures/141


Take 1 Kg dried cow dung in an earthen pot and mix it with 15 gms of tobacco. Fume this mixture keeping the earthen pot below the vegetable canopy. The smoke is enough to kill the harmful pests. The procedure is to be repeated every week. For treatment of insects and pests affecting grams (choli), grind 25 gms of tobacco, dilute with water and keep overnight. In the morning, mix it with a little quantity of coconut oil and soap solution and sprinkle on the leaves of choli.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Mariamma Thomas
Address: Chellikunnel House, P. O. Palenkara,
City: Malappuram
State: Kerala
PIN Code 679330

Practice Details

Link: It is organic based and will not harm the plants and could not accumulate the toxic in the food. It can be used in the field for cultivation of cucumber, bitter gourd, chilli etc. She practices only organic and eco-friendly techniques. It is organic and eco-friendly and could be spread on vegetable like cumcumber, bitter gourd and chilli etc. Source: http://nif.org.in/innovation/organic_pest_control_measures/141
Manufacturing Capacity: a) Turnkey solution, b) Design Support, c) Sub-contracting, d) Licensing, e) Franchising, f) Any other:
Problem Scale: 1) India 2) Around the world

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1169

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