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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Safed Musli Crop Information | Apni Kheti

However, water-logging should be avoided by providing proper drainage. It is a pathogenic disease which causes yellowing of leaves then withering and then ultimately death of the whole leaf. Muslli organic matter of cow dung can be applied in the soil during land preparation. Sufficient moisture is needed during the vegetative and root growth period. Irrigation Methods – A Beginners Guide. Your email address will not be published.

One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices. Its roots are used for preparing various drugs.

Your email and password is incorrect! Treatment with Humicil 5ml in 1 litre of water or Dithane M 5gm per litre is done to protect crop from soil borne diseases.


Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: Irrigation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Generally, good seeds will have disc or crown with them. The growing method of musli is very easy and anyone who has no experience of farming can go for it.

Time of sowing Optimum time for sowing of Safed musali is from June to August month. It take days to sprout.

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Seed treatment To protect crop from insect, pest and diseases, treatment of fungicide and growth promoter are done.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. The quantity of cow-dung should be 20 to 25 tonnes per 1 hectare land or 5 to 6 trolleys of cow-dung manure per acre should be applied.

Like any tuberous crops, Musli is better grown on raised beds. Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research 5. The initiation of sprouts of fleshy roots starts in mid May but sometimes it could be as early as the last week of April in stored material. Mainly tuber harvesting is done in the month od March or April. Usually, in dry spell, irrigation can be carried out at 2 week interval. Depending upon climate and soil irrigations may vary.

The major cultivtaion of the study are as follows: This plant has excellent ayurvedic properties.

The seedlings can be transplanted in the field during the next Kharif season only at 30×15 cm spacing because the development of plants as well as roots by means of seeds in the first year is not vigorous enough as compared the vegetatively propagated plants.

The sprouted fleshy propagules should be planted in the field in first or second week of June, followed by irrigation. Harvesting of tuber is done when they changes its color from light to deep black. It was noted that the extension agents were preferred at the top priority by both the types of farmers for becoming acquainted with the latest technology of cultivation of safed musli. Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Generally maturity of the crop can be identified by drying up and falling leaves. Intercropping in Safed Musli Cultivation: 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.

Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains. 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.

You will receive a link to create a new password. During digging of plants, fleshy root bunches should be lifted form the soil. Out of total ten aspects of improved cultivation of safed musli, selected for assessing extent of adoption, maximum adoption was reported in selection of soil and weed control and minimum adoption in plant protection measures.