The major components of safed musli are carbohydrates (41%), protein (%), saponins Heavy black soil is not suitable for cultivation of Musli. Climate. 18 Jan Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum L.) is a medicinal tuberous root herbal plant, with small, usually white flowers, produced on sparse. Chlorophytum borivilianum (family Liliaceae) is a high-value medicinal plant becoming rare because it is harvested fromthe wild. To encourage its adoption as a.

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However, water-logging should be avoided by providing proper drainage. Cocoa Cultivation Information Guide. The crop matures in about 90 days under cultivation. For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre.

Mainly tuber harvesting is done in the month of March or April. Cultivatiln bed should be well prepared on which seedlings are raised. Soil should have proper drainage to drain out any excess water. You have successfully login. Safed Musli could be easily intercropped in between maize rows. Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.


Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months. Make sure to place drip-lines at the middle of each of the raised beds. Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: This is about having 30, to 35, fingers in one acre. After sowing cover bed with light soil. It gives best result when grown under red soil rich in organic matter.


You will receive a link to create a new password. One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices.

Please enter your email address. The crop may be sown after receipt of rains. From dried material several products like Safed musli powder and Safed musli tonics are made after processing. Then peeling is done and then they are packed in air tight bags for transportation and for less vultivation. 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.

The sprouted fleshy propagules should be planted in the field in first or second week of June, cultivahion by irrigation.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Package of Practices for Cultivation of Guggal Commiphora wightii. Most of the sfaed farmer is paid low price by the middlemen, in the name of poor quality, color and size. Irrigation period depends on the soil capacity moisture holding and climatic conditions. At maturity the leaves start yellowing and ultimately dry up from the collar part and fall down. This plant has excellent ayurvedic properties. Sign Up With Email: Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research 5.

If soil is of clayey nature then apply Mycemeel 1. If any deficiency is seen in growth of plant then immediate required spray should be given. Profits in Safed Musli Cultivation: It is found mainly in tropical and subtropical Africa. It cultivaation a pathogenic disease which causes yellowing of leaves then withering and then ultimately death of the whole leaf.

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Local Names of Safed Musli in India: After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing. Seed spacing can be 10 in x 12 in. The white musalitubers obtained are dried spread in the shade for about days to dry-out its moisture. Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: Seed treatment To protect crop from insect, pest and diseases, treatment of fungicide and growth promoter are done.

Seeds start germinating in about days.

Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter. 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 cultivstion of June and adequate moisture should be continuously maintained during absence of rain in early part of the season. Apart from cow-dung, green manures like Sesbania, Crotalaria or Jammu and Pilli Pesara can be applied. Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them.