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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Performance of different varieties of China aster under Nagpur conditions

Author(s):

Shital Bhagve, VU Raut and Neha Chopde

Abstract:
A field experiment was carried out to study the performance of different China aster varieties at Satpuda Botanic Garden, College of Agriculture, Nagpur from October, 2016 to March, 2017 in randomised block design with 8 treatments comprising of eight varieties of China aster viz., V1 – Phule Ganesh White, V2 – Phule Ganesh Purple, V3 - Phule Ganesh Pink, V4 - Arka Shashank, V5 – Arka Kamini, V6 – Arka Poornima, V7 – Arka Aadhya and V8 – Arka Archana replicated thrice. The results revealed that, significantly maximum plant height was registered with the variety Arka Poornima, whereas, leaf area and branches plant-1 were recorded significantly highest with Phule Ganesh White. Similarly, the flower yield plant-1 and weight of a flower were found to be the highest with the variety Phule Ganesh White. Significantly the maximum length of flower with pedicel and blooming period were also registered with the variety Phule Ganesh White, whereas, petals flower-1 were recorded maximum with Phule Ganesh Pink. The earliest first flower bud initiation was recorded with variety Arka Archana.

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How to cite this article:
Shital Bhagve, VU Raut and Neha Chopde. Performance of different varieties of China aster under Nagpur conditions. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):888-890.

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