Isubgol is a native of Persia. Grown as a cash crop in the parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Bihar
Isubgol is mainly used as a dietary fibre to relieve symptoms of both constipation and mild diarrhea and occasionally as a food thickener.
It is an important medicinal crop of India
Seed husk are economically important in Isubgol
Benefits of Isubgol:
Isubgol is a stemless herb with hairs with adventitious roots
the Stem is actually a pseudostem without nodes, which is actually petiole of inflorescence
The plant produces about 50-100 pseudostems after 9-10 weeks of sowing
Leaves possess a parallel vein structure.
Flowers are petioleless, non leafy small, bisexual, incomplete and irregular
The Isubgol Fruit is a capsule which is ellipsoid
Seed length is 3mm, boat shaped, glossy and white
Isubgol requires a cool climate and dry sunny weather
Moderate temperature (20-25 C) is required for seed germination with annual rainfall of 50-125mm
The major challenges involve Biotic and Abiotic causes.
|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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