Effect of nitrogen application on herb yield nitrogen uptake and nitrogen recovery in java citronella cymbopogon winterianus jowitt

Prakasa, E.V.S.R.; Singh, M.; Chandrasekhara, G.

Indian Journal of Agronomy 33(4): 412-415

1988


ISSN/ISBN: 0537-197X
Accession: 007254600

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Abstract
A field experiment of Java citronella conducted for two years during 1982-84 at the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Bangalore [India] showed that application of 375 kg N/ha/year resulted in the highest herb yield and nitrogen uptake. The apparent N recoveries of Java citronella were very low (ranging from 11 to 17%). Application of nitrogen at six equal splits at two monthly intervals resulted in significantly higher herb yield, N uptake and apparent N recovery in comparison with other times of N application.