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Title: Indigenous wisdom for the use of Giant weed in disease and pest management
Authors: Srivastava, S K
Attri, B L
Pandey, Hema
Keywords: Indigenous wisdom
Giant weed
Indigenous pest management
Traditional pest management
Issue Date: Jan-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: C05G3/00, A01M1/00, A01M5/00, A01M31/00, A01N3/00
Abstract: The Giant weed (Calotropis procera R Br, family Asclepiadaceae) widely distributed in West Bengal, Rajasthan, UP, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh is naturalized in the East and West Indies and Sri Lanka. Calotropis sp. is being used indigenously in the control of termite, paddy and ginger pests, stem and root borer, mustard saw fly, red hairy caterpillar, galo disease, bud necrosis disease, blight disease, various diseases in animals and poultry. Various microorganisms related to human beings are discussed.
Page(s): 83-86
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(1) [January 2006]

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