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 estimated that kg of root stocks will be required for planting one ha land. One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices. 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.

Majority of respondents of both the categories cultivaion moderate attitude and there was found to be significant difference between tribals and non-tribals regarding their attitude towards improved cultivation of safed musli. Pest and cultivatioh control: You have successfully login. On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity. Usually, in dry spell, irrigation can be carried out at 2 week interval. If you are planning for large scale or commercial cultivation of musli, soil test needs to be carried out to find out the soil health and it provides the opportunity to supplement the soil with deficient micro-nutrients.

Heavy block cotton soils are not suitable of musli cultivation. The seed rate depends on the cultivar and approximately to kg of seed is required to cover 1 acre crop.

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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. For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. How to submit article.

Caterpillars eat the fresh and healthy green leaves of the plants. Soil Requirement for Safed Musli Cultivation: It take days to sprout. Harvesting of tuber is done cuotivation they changes its color from light to deep black.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Water seedling muslli 24hours before transplanting so that seedlings can be easily uprooted and be turgid at transplanting time. It was found that majority of respondents 70 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. Sign Up With Email: Generally, good seeds will have disc or crown with them. These fleshy roots sprout from second week of May to second week of June.

Musl Musli is a medicinal plant that is native to India.

If any deficiency is seen in growth of plant then immediate required spray should be given. Seedlings are ready for transplantation in about days.

It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. Intercultural Operations in Safed Musli Cultivation: Please check your email.

Seeds are sown by broadcast method. Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months. As it mostly grown as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the rainy season.



As part of the land preparation, raised beds should be prepared mjsli keeping the distance of 24 inches and 12 inches of height to prevent water logging and for the proper development of the tubers. The white tubers are taken and then they are air dried for around days. For the analysis of data various statistical measures were used, viz. Method of sowing Transplanting of seedling in main field. Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Safed musli is of great importance in context due to its medicinal value. These varieties are maintained and collected by RAU, Udaipur.

Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing of 10 inches x 12 inches. Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: This is about having 30, to 35, fingers in one acre. Soil should have proper drainage to drain out any excess water. 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.