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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Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: This plant has excellent ayurvedic properties. It was found that majority of respondents 70 Any kind of deficiency should be immediately traced and the required content should be supplied.

For Safed musli, it required well prepared nursery beds. Make sure to place drip-lines at the middle of each of the raised beds.

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The respondents of both the categories possessed minimum knowledge regarding some of the subaspects of improved cultivation of safed musli viz. I agree to the Terms. Your login details have been sent to your registered email address. In the domestic market, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product.

Heavy block cotton soils are not suitable of musli cultivation. Intercultural Cultivatiob in Safed Musli Cultivation: 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.

Cultivatjon maturity of the crop can be identified by drying up and falling leaves. Seed Rate Usually propagation is done through tubers or seeds. Introduction of Safed Musli Cultivation: Sufficient moisture is needed during culhivation vegetative and zafed growth period.

It gives best result when grown under red soil rich in organic matter. It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage. The white tubers are taken and then they are air dried for around days. 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.


Roots are the economic part of this medicinal herb.

Treating the seeds before sowing should be carried for better pest and disease resistance and yield. Treatment with Humicil 5ml in 1 litre of water or Dithane M 5gm per litre is done to protect crop from soil borne diseases. Well-decomposed organic matter of cow dung can cutlivation applied in the soil during land preparation.

It can be grown in variety of soil ranging from loamy to sandy soil having good drainage system. Water seedling beds 24hours before transplanting so that seedlings can be easily uprooted and be turgid at transplanting time. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot.

Its botanical name is chlorophytum borivilianum and belongs to Liliaceae family. Irrigation period depends on the soil capacity moisture holding and climatic conditions.

The major findings of the study are as follows: Sign Up With Email: Sign in New account You have successfully login. If any deficiency is seen in growth of plant then immediate required spray should be given.

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Harvesting of tuber is done when they changes its color from light to deep black. Pests and Diseases in Safed Musli Cultivation: While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources. The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. Most of tribals were literate having small land holding while most cultivqtion the non-tribals were educated having big land holding.


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One post-emergence weeding is done and two weeding cultovation done to keep the field weed free. Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December. Its roots are used for preparing various drugs. However, water-logging should be avoided by providing proper drainage. Musli requires bone muslli as well to full fill the requirement of phosphorus and the necessary micro-nutrients.

Caterpillars eat the fresh and healthy green leaves of the plants. Seeds are sown by broadcast method. It is a pathogenic disease which causes yellowing of leaves then withering and then ultimately death of the whole leaf.


Even a small, 1 cm long and slightly shrinken fleshy roots or root stocks has a capacity to reproduce into new plants. It was noted that the extension agents were preferred at the top priority by both the types cultuvation farmers for becoming acquainted with the latest technology of cultivation of safed musli.

The sprouted fleshy propagules should be planted in the field in first or second week of June, followed by irrigation. It was found that the medicinal plants safed sqfed was perceived to be most profitable in comparison to cereal crops and cash crops. Show full item record. Plant starts yielding in about 90 days after planting.