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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It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. Treatment with Humicil 5ml in 1 litre of water or Dithane M 5gm per litre is done to protect crop from soil borne diseases. The crop matures in about 90 days under cultivation.

Skip to Home page. Generally maturity of the crop can be identified by drying up and falling leaves. Health Benefits of Safed Musli: For Safed musli, it required well prepared nursery beds.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them. Its roots are used for preparing various drugs. Harvesting is done when leaves start yellowing and then gets dried. Land is safedd prepared in the month of April — May.


The seed should be sown half inch depth in the soil.

As it mostly grown as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the rainy season. Flowers are star shaped, 2cm across and yellow or green in color. Sign Up With Phone: Even a small, 1 cm long and slightly shrinken fleshy roots or root stocks has a capacity to reproduce into new plants.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

It is estimated that kg of root stocks will be required for planting one ha cuotivation. It can be grown in variety of soil ranging from loamy to sandy soil having good drainage system. Make sure to irrigate the raised beds well before plantation.

After harvesting, drying of tubers is done. If soil is of clayey nature then apply Mycemeel 1. It take days to sprout.

Musli requires bone meal as well to full fill the requirement of phosphorus and the necessary micro-nutrients. Generally, good seeds will have disc or crown with them. Diseases and their control: Remove any weeds from previously cultivated crops. 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 water logging and for the proper development of the tubers.


Then peeling is done and then they are packed in air tight bags for transportation and for less spoilage. Sign Up With Email: Intercropping in Safed Musli Cultivation: Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains.

Pests and Diseases in Safed Musli Cultivation: Safed Musli could be easily intercropped in between maize rows. Please enter your email address. Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana 2. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot.

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From dried material several products like Safed musli powder and Safed musli tonics are made after processing. If there is no rains after sowing of fleshy root propagules and its transplanting then one irrigation be provided immediately. Usually, in dry spell, irrigation can be carried out at 2 week interval.

Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: The harvested fleshy roots are cleaned and skin is removed. I agree to the Terms.