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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Please check your email. Well-decomposed organic matter of cow dung can be applied in the soil during land preparation.

One to two weeding-cum-hoeings are needed to keep the soil porous and free of weedy growth. Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains. In case of water problem and to use the water effectively at root system, one can opt out for drip irrigation. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot. It is found mainly in tropical and subtropical Africa.

The seedlings can be transplanted in the field during the next Kharif season only at 30×15 cm spacing because the development of plants as well as roots by means of seeds in the first year is not vigorous enough as compared the vegetatively propagated plants. For Sheep and Goat Safex in India: Package of Practices for Cultivation of Guggal Commiphora wightii. The soil having pH ranging from 6. The seeds should be sown in a very well prepared seed bed which is szfed manured by using FYM or leaf litter in the first or second week of June and adequate moisture should be continuously maintained during absence of rain in early part of the season.


The crop matures in about 90 days cultivxtion cultivation. Department of Agriculture 3. Harvesting of tuber is done when they changes its color from light to deep black. Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

These varieties are maintained and collected by RAU, Udaipur. Major diseases found in safed musli cultivation are: Land Preparation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Water seedling beds 24hours before transplanting so that musll can be easily uprooted and be turgid at transplanting time. The seeds are black in colour and with angular edges.

Make sure to irrigate the raised beds well before plantation. Yield in Safed Musli Cultivation: This plant has excellent ayurvedic properties. Seed spacing can be 10 in x 12 in. Usually, in dry spell, irrigation can cultication carried out at 2 week interval.

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

It is an annual herb having average height of The white tubers are taken and then they are air dried for around days. Then peeling is done and then they are cultivatuon in air tight bags for transportation and for less spoilage. Safed Musli is a medicinal plant that is native to Muali.

Depending upon climate and soil irrigations may vary. One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December. It could be propagated through seeds as well as by vegetative means root-stock bearing buds or growing points.


Its roots are used for preparing various drugs. Treating the seeds before sowing should be carried for better pest and disease resistance and yield. Safed Musli could be easily intercropped in between maize rows. These fleshy roots sprout from second week of May to second week of June. Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months. 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.

Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them. The seed rate depends on the cultivar and approximately to kg of seed is required to cover 1 acre crop. Any kind of deficiency should be immediately traced and the required content should be supplied.

Intercropping in Safed Musli Cultivation: Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: 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.

Seed treatment To protect crop from insect, pest and diseases, treatment of fungicide and growth promoter are done. Pest and their control: In the domestic market, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product. Plant starts yielding in about 90 days after planting.

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