• Lamit Ark - SAF-BIN Good Agricultural Practice

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  • 01/04/2016

Lamit Ark is one of the most populat organic pest repellents. Farmers ususlly apply it to control the prevelence of pests and insects. It contains: 1kg green chily; 1kg garlic; 1kg tobacco; 5l cow urine.


The components are gound, mixed together properly and kept in an earthen pot for 24 hours. The pot needs to be covered with a clean cotton cloth. This mixture is kept for 7 days and stirred 2 times/day until ready for application.


It is advisable to apply 250ml Lamit Ark/15l water and spray it every 15 -20 days for best results.

During the SAF-BIN project, this botanical has been used in vegetable plots. The documentation of this practice was assisted by farmer Ramesh Bhalla of Bagrohi village in Sagar district (Madhya Pradesh, India)