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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It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage. Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Safed Musli could be easily intercropped in between maize rows.

It was reported that tribals and non-tribals both, expressed highest problems regarding financial constraints, whereas, lowest problems were noted about general constraints aspects. Swfed botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. Sign in New account You have successfully login. Water seedling beds 24hours before transplanting so that seedlings can be easily uprooted and be turgid at transplanting time. Local Names of Safed Musli in Safec Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter.

Sufficient moisture is needed during the vegetative and root growth period.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December. After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing. About ten quintals of fleshy root wet per hectare, is collected.


Seeds start germinating in about days. The demand of cultivationn herb is fulfilled by the collection from forest. Heavy block cotton soils are not suitable of musli cultivation.

As part of the land preparation, raised mussli 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. For good growth and better development apply irrigation at the interval of days. Mulching is done for the better growth.


Most of the time farmer is paid low price by the middlemen, in the name of poor quality, color and size. The data were collected by the researcher with the help of well constructed interview schedule by face to face method of interview technique.

Generally maturity of the crop can be identified by drying up and falling leaves. The major findings of the study are as follows: Manures and Fertilizers in Safed Musli Cultivation: Musll was found that in case of non-tribal respondents there has been highly significant correlation between occupation, education, social cultivxtion, media exposure with knowledge, education, land with level of adoption and age, media exposure with attitude.

Irrigation period depends on the soil capacity moisture holding and climatic conditions. Even a small, 1 cm long and slightly shrinken fleshy roots or root stocks has a capacity to muslj into new plants.

At maturity the leaves start yellowing and ultimately dry up from the collar part and fall down. Please check your email. Seedlings are ready for transplantation in about days. From dried material several products like Safed musli powder and Safed musli tonics are made after processing. Depending upon climate and soil irrigations may vary.


On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity. For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. Irrigation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Flowers are star shaped, 2cm across and yellow or green in color. Grub worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them. Roots are in cluster having black seeds. Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing ov favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.

It was found that in case of tribal respondents there has been highly significant correlation between education and media exposure with knowledge, house with adoption and media exposure with attitude.

Safed Musli is a medicinal plant that is native to India.

Safed Musli Crop Information | Apni Kheti

Sign Up With Phone: The white tubers are taken and then they are air dried for around days. Tuberous root is used in ayurvedic medicin. To make the soil rich in organic matter, apply well decomposed cow dung along with other green manures. Basically this plant is found in forest areas.