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.

Author: Mezizragore Dakus
Country: Rwanda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 17 February 2015
Pages: 440
PDF File Size: 15.97 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.17 Mb
ISBN: 461-2-18309-568-2
Downloads: 64053
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gutaur

Skip to Home page. 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. Harvesting is done when leaves start yellowing and then gets dried.

It mussli better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage. Musli requires bone meal as well to full fill the requirement of phosphorus and the necessary micro-nutrients. Mulching is done for the better growth.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

Apart from cow-dung, green manures like Sesbania, Crotalaria or Jammu and Pilli Pesara can be applied. Cultivaation and their control: Apply organic manure i. For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre.

Tuberous root is used in ayurvedic medicin. Later, when soil moisture get reduced in the fields, irrigation may be done after 10 to cutivation days interval.


It take days to sprout. Brinjal Varieties and Diseases Information. However, water-logging should be avoided by providing proper drainage. How to submit article. As part of the land preparation, raised beds should be prepared by keeping the distance of 24 inches and 12 inches of height to prevent ckltivation logging and for the proper development of the tubers.

If soil is of clayey nature then apply Mycemeel 1. On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity. After sowing cover bed with light soil.

Most of the time farmer is paid low price by the middlemen, in the name of poor quality, color and size. Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot.

Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: Diseases and their control: Land is mainly prepared in the month of April — May. Majority of muslii of both the categories had moderate attitude and there was found to be significant difference between tribals and non-tribals regarding their attitude towards improved cultivation of safed musli. About sated quintals of fleshy root wet per hectare, is collected.

For Sheep and Goat Farming in India: Time of sowing Optimum time for sowing of Safed musali is from June to August month. 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. After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing. Plant starts yielding in about 90 days after planting.


The quantity of cow-dung should be 20 to 25 tonnes per 1 hectare land or 5 to 6 trolleys of cow-dung manure per acre should be applied.


These fleshy roots sprout from second week of May to second week culyivation June. From dried material several products like Safed musli powder and Safed musli tonics are made after processing. In the forest seedlings emerge out from the ground within days after receipt of rains. The harvested fleshy roots are cleaned and skin is removed. While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources.

It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing of 10 inches x 12 inches.