Gokharu is known by many other names such as Goat Heads, Bindii and Caltrop Devil’s Thorn .
It is an annual plant adapted to grow in dry climate locations.
Gokharu is native to warm temperate and tropical regions of southern Europe, Southern Asia, Africa and Australia
Gokharu leaves and fruits are the economically important parts of the plant
Gokharu is used in treatment of:
Gokharu is a perennial creeping medicinal herb with silky hairs
The stem is 30-70 cm long and profusely branched forming flat patches.
Leaves are opposite and unequally pinnately compound with stipules
Flowers are solitary yellow coloured.
Fruits are depressed schizocarp consisting of fine hairy muriculate cocci.
Flowering and fruit set occurs between April to August,
Gokharu has a well developed taproot system with profuse laterals
No major challenges have been reported
|Crop Stage||Products||Dosage||Method Of Application||Benefits|
|Inorganic fertilizer||Geoxol.COM||15 kg / hectare / application with basal fertilizer, if soil organic carbon (more than / equal to 0.5%) and bulk denisty (less than or equal to 1.6 g / cm3)||Soil Application||Rejuvenates soil for sustainable growth of crops|
|Organic fertilizer||Mycoxol4G||500 g / hectare / application, if soil pH (less than / equal to 7.5) and available P (more than / equal to 15 kg / ha)||Soil Application||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
|Vegetative||PeakMAX||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|Vegetative||Privid||1200 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Promotes vegetative growth|
|Pre flowering||Silixol OSA||1200 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Promotes vegetative growth|
|Pre flowering||PeakMAX||"1000 ml / hectare / application "||Foliar Application||Reduces disease pressure|
|Flowering||Silixol OSA||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Improves accumulation of secondary metabolites|
|Vegetative Stage||Biofuze||3 ml / liter of water - Repeat sprays at a interval of 2-3 weeks as per pest attack||Foliar Application||Reduces population of sucking pests|
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