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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Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: Musli requires bone meal as well to full fill the requirement of phosphorus and the necessary micro-nutrients.

The soil having pH ranging from 6. Nursery bed should be well prepared muslli which seedlings are raised. It was reported that the respondents of both the categories possessed highest knowledge about some of the crucial improved cultivation of safed musli sub aspects viz. Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: Then peeling is done muslu then they are packed in air tight bags for transportation and for less spoilage.

One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices.


Roots are in cluster having black seeds. I agree to the Terms. Soil Requirement for Safed Musli Cultivation: Treating the seeds before sowing should be carried for better pest and disease resistance and yield.

Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing of 10 inches x 12 inches. Remove any weeds from previously cultivated crops.


At maturity the leaves start yellowing and ultimately dry up saffd the collar part and fall down. Pests and Diseases in Safed Musli Cultivation: After sowing cover bed with sated soil. Majority of the respondents i. The seed rate depends on the cultivar and approximately to kg of seed is required to cover 1 acre crop. Make sure to irrigate the raised beds well before plantation.

While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources. Profits in Safed Musli Cultivation: 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. To make the soil rich in organic matter, apply well decomposed cow dung along with other green manures.

Seed Rate Usually propagation is done through tubers or seeds.


Seeds start cultivatiob in about days. The respondents of both the categories possessed minimum knowledge regarding some of the subaspects of improved cultivation of safed musli viz.

Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December. This crop is perfect for commercial cultivation as it has very good demand in the market. During digging of plants, fleshy root bunches should be lifted form the soil. At the same time, it was noted that non-tribals number musoi Your email and password is incorrect!

For Safed musli, it required well prepared nursery beds.

It is estimated that kg of root stocks will be required for planting one ha land. Out of total ten aspects of improved cultivation of safed musli, selected for assessing extent of adoption, maximum adoption was reported in selection of soil and weed control and minimum adoption in plant protection measures.

The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains.