Section 4
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Effect of shade on the growth of misai kucing (Orthosiphon stamineus) and hempedu bumi (Andrographis paniculata) on BRIS soil

Zaharah, A.; Musa, Y.; Wan Zaki, W.M.; Salbiah, H.

Towards modernisation of research and technology in herbal industries Proceedings of the Seminar on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 24-25 July 2001: 237-245


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Data are reported on the growth and yield of the medicinal plants (Orthosiphon stamineus (Orthosiphon aristatus)) andAndrographis paniculata in trials under different levels of shading (0, 40, 50, 60, 70 and 80%) on BRIS (Beach Ridges Interspersed with Swales) soil in Kelantan, Malaysia. The crops were fertilized with NPK (10:10:10). All the shade treatments gave significantly better growth of Orthosiphon aristatus, with the best growth under 50% shade.

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