CASE STUDY

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION IN PATIENT’S OWN WORDS

Homa passion rose. Dr. N. Selvaraj (photo above 1st to the left) has been training many officers and workers with Agnihotra in order to be able to do studies with different varieties of flowers like roses, carnations, gerbera and veggies like potatoes and cabbage and observe their reaction to Homa Farming technology. He could see in all varieties that using Homa Farming methods produced an increase in yield and diminished the incidence of diseases.

Treatments Fresh flower wt/ plant (g) Stalk length (cm) Flower dia-meter (cm) No. of flowers/ plant/year Shelf  life of flowers 
Organic 19.54 85.59 6.81 26.54 14 (days)
Organic+

Agnihotra

21.34 88.98 7.54 28.80 16
Conventional 12.98 75.98 5.54 16.70 3
Absolute Control 8.65 67.23 3.54 12.65 1.5
CD at 5% 0.85 2.95 0.55 1.25

Treatments
Powdery Mildew (Sphaerotheca pannosa) (%)
Organic 4.4
Organic+Agnihotra 2.9
Conventional 12.3
Control 25.9

Dr. N. Selvaraj, Ph.D.,

Professor and Head of the Institute of Commercial Horticulture,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Ooty, The Nilgiris

India