Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Manures - Kaadi Maavu (காடி மாவு)

As part of our Agriculture for Everybody blog series,  we are going to see Kaddi Maavu (காடி மாவு).

Required Ingredients

S.No.Ingredient NameQty in Litres/Kgs/Nos
1Raw RiceAs required
2Jaggery PowderAs required

Method of Preparation
  1. Boil the Raw Rice.
  2. Place the boiled Rice in a pot and allow it to ferment for 7 days.
  3. Next, add Jaggery Powder equivalent to the contents of the pot.
  4. Allow the contents of the pot to ferment for another 7 days.

Method of Storage
  1. The manure should be kept in air tight pot and placed in a shaded and cool place.

How long can we store the Manure?
  1. N/A

How to use the Manure?
  1. Spray System - The manure can be applied as a foliar spray.
  2. Flow System - The solution of manure can be mixed with irrigation water, either through drip irrigation or flow irrigation.
  • Dilute with water before applying.
When to use the Manure?
  1. Generally, it is accepted that every 15 days the manure can be applied.
  2. The manure should be sprayed only in the early morning or late evenings.

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