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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Diseases and their control: In rainy season, irrigation is not required but in the absence of rains irrigation is required at proper intervals.

Its roots are used for preparing various drugs. Flowers are star shaped, 2cm across and yellow or green in color. It is estimated that kg of root stocks will be required for planting one ha land. About ten quintals of fleshy root wet per hectare, is collected. It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains.

Method of sowing Transplanting of seedling in main field. Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. How to safer article.

Department of Agriculture 3. Any kind of deficiency should be immediately traced and the required content should be supplied. Irrigation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter.

Avoid cultivation in water lock conditions. I agree to the Terms. Mudli bed should be well prepared on which seedlings are raised. Health Benefits of Safed Musli: On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity. For Safed musli, it required well prepared nursery beds. It was found that in cultivatjon of tribal respondents there has been highly significant correlation between education and media exposure with knowledge, house with adoption and media exposure with attitude.


Red spot and leaf blight. Its botanical name is chlorophytum borivilianum and belongs to Liliaceae family.


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. The demand of this herb is fulfilled by the collection from forest.

Depending upon climate and soil irrigations may vary. At the same time, it was noted that non-tribals number 13 Make sure to irrigate the raised cultivztion well before plantation. Sufficient moisture is needed during the vegetative and root growth period.

The seed rate depends on the cultivar and approximately to kg of seed is required to cover 1 acre crop. 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.

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As it mostly ssafed as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the rainy season. Then peeling is done and then they are packed in air tight bags for transportation and culgivation less spoilage.

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 medicinal plant that is native to India.

Manures and Fertilizers in Safed Musli Cultivation: Pests and Diseases in Safed Musli Cultivation: Soil should have proper drainage to drain out any excess water. Seed Rate Usually propagation is done through tubers or seeds. For Sheep and Goat Farming in India: Warm and humid lf condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.


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How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

Seed spacing can be 10 in x 12 in. Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December.

In the domestic saefd, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product. Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing of 10 inches x 12 inches. Basically this plant is found in forest areas. Sign in New account You have successfully login. The number of farmers interested in musli growing is increasing very rapidly but due cultivstion lack of expert knowledge about cultivation, particularly harvesting and post harvest processing, the middlemen are cheating the farmers.

It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage.

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Sign Up With Email: This is about having 30, to 35, fingers in one acre. Show full item record. The total respondents 80 tribals, and 40 non-tribals who grow safed musli saffed available in Jhodal panchayat samiti.