7 मार्च Flowers white. It perenates by fleshy roots/root-tubers. Tuberous root is used in ayurvedic medicin. Cultivation of safed musli is more profitable. of many Ayurvedic tonics. The roots fetch an attractive market price (presently. Rs , per kg of dry peeled fleshy roots). Safed musli. CLIMATE. It can be. Chlorophytum borivilianum (family Liliaceae) is a high-value medicinal plant becoming rare because it is harvested fromthe wild. To encourage.

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After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing. Safed musli is of great importance in context due to its medicinal value.

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Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development. At the time of the leaf fall, the tubers are light in colour and, as they mature by time, they turn into deep black colour. Local Names of Safed Musli in India: It was reported that tribals and non-tribals both, expressed highest problems regarding financial constraints, whereas, lowest problems were noted about general constraints aspects.

Apply cuotivation weedicide 1 week after emergence of weeds and two weeds of the crop are required to free it from the weeds which should be controlled manually. Health Benefits of Safed Musli: Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them. Even a small, 1 cm long and slightly shrinken fleshy roots or root stocks has a capacity cultivztion reproduce into new plants. If there is no rains after sowing of fleshy root propagules and its transplanting then one irrigation be provided immediately.

However, water-logging should be avoided by providing proper drainage. Seed treatment To protect crop from insect, pest and diseases, treatment of fungicide and growth promoter are done. In Rajasthan, it is found wild in tribal dominated pockets of Udaipur and Banswara district in limited area and quantity. It was reported that the respondents of both the categories possessed highest knowledge about some of the crucial improved cultivation of safed musli sub aspects viz.


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How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

In the culivation market, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product. To make the soil rich in organic matter, apply well decomposed cow dung along with other green manures. This email not exits in our system!. It was noted that the extension agents safex preferred at the top priority by both the types of farmers for becoming acquainted with the latest technology of cultivation of safed musli.

For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. One to two weeding-cum-hoeings are needed to keep the soil porous and free of weedy growth. It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. Manures and Fertilizers in Safed Musli Cultivation: In recent years, many farmers are getting attracted and showing interest in its cultivation on a large scale due to very high profitability.

Its botanical name is chlorophytum borivilianum and belongs to Liliaceae family. The major findings of the study are as follows: Apart from cow-dung, green manures like Sesbania, Crotalaria or Jammu and Pilli Pesara can be applied. You will receive a link to create a new password. Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana 2.

It can tolerate mountain slopes or sloppy lands. Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: They are found to give good yield and high saponin content. The practice of planting on top of the ridges of cm height at a row distance of 30×15 cm is found adequate for obtaining commercial yield.

However, for the purpose of raising plants in the field either the sprouted seedlings should be collected from the forest between 10 to 30 days after receipt of rains and transplanted in the field or fleshy root bunches should be taken out from the ground or storage place in mid of May.

This is about having 30, to 35, fingers in one acre. Most of tribals were literate having od land holding while most of the non-tribals were educated having big land holding. The seeds should be sown in a very well prepared seed bed which is heavily manured by using FYM or leaf litter in the first or second week of June and adequate moisture should be continuously maintained during absence of rain in early part of the season.

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Majority of respondents of tribal category were found in the low adoption and non-tribals were found in the high adoption category and there was found to be significant difference between tribal and non-tribal respondents with regard to adoption of improved cultivation cultivatio safed musli.

About ten quintals of fleshy root wet per hectare, is collected. Land Preparation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Red spot and leaf blight. It is an annual herb having average height of Seeds are sown by broadcast method. After the leaf fall, the tubers should continue to be in the ground and they should not be plucked as the tube colour start changing and this will give more value. Sign Up With Phone: The respondents of both the categories possessed minimum knowledge regarding some of the subaspects of improved cultivation culhivation safed musli viz.

It is estimated that kg of root stocks will be required for planting one ha land.

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The sprouted fleshy propagules should be planted in the field in first or second week of June, followed by irrigation. Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains.

For good growth and better development apply irrigation at the interval of days. Irrigation period depends on the soil capacity moisture holding and climatic conditions. After sowing cover bed with light soil. Heavy block cotton soils are not suitable of musli cultivation. Major pests found in safed musli cultivation are: