Cultivation of Atropa acuminata Royle ex Lindley
Kapoor, L.D.; Handa, K.L.; Chopra, I.C.
J. sci. industr. Res., India, 11A, 534-7
Atropa acuminata grows wild in the Western Himalayas from Kashmir to Simla at altitudes of 6, 000-11, 000 ft. Attempts have now been made to cultivate the species, and methods of propagation (by seed, root division, cuttings), irrigation, weed control, harvesting and drying are described. The average annual yield per acre (dry weight) is given as 500 lb., 44% of which is stems and 56% leaves.