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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Effect of sowing time, seed rate and harvesting duration on germination of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Author(s):

T Swathi, M Padma, M Rajkumar and A Sivasankar

Abstract:
The experiment was carried out at Herbal garden, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad during the 2009-10. The experiment was laid out in Completely Randomized Block Design with factorial concept comprising a total of 18 treatments replicated thrice with two sowing dates (August 15th and August 30th), three seed rates (10 kg/ha, 12 kg/ha and 14 kg/ha) and three harvesting durations (150 DAS, 180 DAS and 210 DAS). Early germination (9.22 days) and maximum germination percentage (43.27%) was recorded with August 15th sown crop when compared to August 30th sown crop.

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How to cite this article:
T Swathi, M Padma, M Rajkumar and A Sivasankar. Effect of sowing time, seed rate and harvesting duration on germination of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):2087-2088.

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