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Nutrient and heavy metal concentrations, their uptake and distribution in hempedu bumi (Andrographis paniculata) and misai kucing (Orthosiphon stamineus) grown under rubber trees

Vimala, P.; Mohd Yusoff, A.; Mohamed Senawi, M.T.; Abdul Ghani, I.; Ahmad Shokri, O.

Towards modernisation of research and technology in herbal industries Proceedings of the Seminar on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 24-25 July 2001: 246-253


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King of Bitter or 'hempedu bumi' (HB, A. paniculata) and Java tea or 'misai kucing' (MK, O. stamineus were among the potential herbs in Malaysia for commercial production. There was, however, little or no information on the agronomic requirements of these two herbal species. This paper presents data on nutrient concentration, uptake and distribution of 12-week-old 'hempedu bumi' and 'misai kucing' grown as intercrops with rubber trees on sandy soils.

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