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Dashparni Extract: Preparation and Storage Method
Dashparni extract is very effective in controlling all kinds of insect pests and diseases prepared using all natural ingredients. It strengthens the plant's overall immunity; it is antiviral and antifungal. The farmers can prepare the solution in-house.
• Crush following plant parts in a 500 litre drum
• Neem leaves– 5 kg
• Jatropa leaves
• Papaya-2 kg
• Heart-leaved moonseed leaves- 2kg
• Custard apple leaves-2 kg, Karanja leaves-2 kg, Castor leaves- 2 kg
• Nerium leaves-2 kg
• Aak leaves-2 kg
• Green chili paste-2 kg
• Garlic paste-250 g
• Cow dung-3 kg, Cow urine-5 litre, Water-200 litre
Method of Preparation
• Take a 200 litre vessel (either plastic drum or similar ones)
• Pour the Water first
• Submerge all the 10 different leaves in the water
• Pour the Cow Urine and Cow Dung on top of the submerged leaves
• Mix them well and and leave it for 5 days
• On the Sixth Day, add 5-7 litre of water and again mix all the contents in the vessel
• Leave the same as it is for a month
• The Dashparni Ark is ready to use after filtering it
Method of Storage
• The pesticide should be kept in the shade and covered with a wire mesh or plastic mosquito net to prevent houseflies from laying eggs and the formation of maggots (worms) in the solution.
• This is applicable during the preparation as well as during the shelf life of the pesticide.
• The extract can be stored up to six months and is sufficient for one acre.
• The pesticide can be stored for four months in good condition.
How to use the Pesticide?
Spray System - The pesticide can be applied as a foliar spray.
• Dilute 125 ml of the pesticide with 10 litre of water or
• Dilute 2.5 litre of the pesticide with 200 litre of water for one acre
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