Article Index
NILAPPANA
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
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Pest & Diseases

 

 Seedling rot observed during the rainy season can be controlled by spraying and drenching the soil with 1% Bordeaux mixture.

 Rhizomes are very often eaten up by rats and hence control measures  against rat is essential to minimise crop loss by rats.
Planting Chethikoduveli as border plants will minimise rat damage since burning action of its tubers repels the rodents.