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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It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants.

This crop is perfect for commercial cultivation cultivarion it has very good demand in the market. Remove any weeds from previously cultivated crops.

One post-emergence weeding is done and two weeding are done to keep the field weed free. The total respondents 80 tribals, and 40 muxli who grow safed musli were available in Jhodal panchayat samiti.

Seeds are sown by broadcast method. After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing. Majority of the respondents i. 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.

Mulching is done for the better growth. Soil Requirement for Safed Musli Cultivation: If there is no rains after sowing of fleshy root propagules and its transplanting then one irrigation be provided immediately.



Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: 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.

As part of the land preparation, raised beds should be prepared by keeping the distance of 24 inches and 12 ssfed of height to prevent water logging and for the proper development of the tubers. Msuli maturity of the crop can be identified by drying up and falling leaves. For good growth and better development apply irrigation at the interval of days.

Mainly tuber harvesting is done in the month of March or April. It can be grown in variety of soil ranging from loamy to sandy soil having good drainage system.

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Most of tribals were literate having small land holding while most of the non-tribals were educated having big land holding. Flowers are star shaped, 2cm across and yellow or green in color. In recent years, many farmers are getting attracted and showing interest in its cultivation on a large scale due to very high profitability. Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them.

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During digging of plants, fleshy root bunches should be lifted form the soil. Please check your email. Pest and their control: Health Benefits of Safed Musli: Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana 2. Depending upon climate and soil irrigations may sfed.


Local Names of Safed Musli in India: Generally, good seeds will have disc or crown with them.

Yield in Safed Musli Cultivation: This plant has excellent ayurvedic properties. 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.

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Irrigation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Safed Musli is a medicinal plant that is native to India. They are found to give good yield and high saponin content. Land is mainly prepared in the month of April — May. In the domestic market, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product. Seed spacing can be 10 in x 12 in. The seed should be sown half inch depth in the soil. The data were collected by the researcher with the help of well constructed interview schedule by face to face method of interview technique.

It is found mainly in tropical and subtropical Africa.