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Response of lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) Wats. var. flexuosus Hack.) to levels and methods of application of phosphorus and potassium

Sukhmal Chand; Rao, B.R.R.

Journal of Potassium Research 12(4): 400-405


Accession: 003259243

Two field investigations carried out on an alfic Ustochrept soil under semiarid tropical climatic conditions at Hyderabad revealed that 39 kg P and 75 kg K ha-1 applied in three equal splits at each harvest using point placement produced the tallest plants, the greatest number of tillers plant-1, maximum dry herbage and essential oil yields of lemongrass Pragati without affecting essential oil content and percentage citral.

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