Medicinal plant value chain in arid region
Kumar Shalander, Pradeep Pagaria. (3/7/2015). Medicinal plant value chain in arid region. Hyderabad, India: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).
Building on 2014 initiative, establish and strengthen the value chain of medicinal plant in Barmer. Cultivation of Shankpushpi and linking to Market:- Production of this native medicinal crop is very low in this area. Farmers have collecting it but not cultivating. Another major limitation far the farmers was very poor access to market. Therefore efforts were made to take it into cultivation. For this purpose on-farm trials were organized at the farmer's fields.