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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 3 (2018)

Effect of different nutrient levels on growth and yield of some medicinal plants

Author(s):

Nagaveni HC, Kumari, Chandana BC and Suma AM

Abstract:
Plants have been one of the important sources of medicines ever since dawn of civilization. India is known as botanical garden of the world, with its vast bio-diversity and potential for commercial exploitation. Plant nutrition is the major factor which influences the growth and development of plant. Inadequate supply of plant nutrients is detrimental to plant growth and has a negative effect on the yield. Thus, the maximum yield can be obtained with optimum nutrient levels. The effect of nutrient elements at different level on the properties of medicinal plants was reviewed. Hence, the investigations carried out showed that effect of different levels of essential nutrients mainly macronutrients in the way of increasing the number of traits such as plant height, leaf area, yield seed, and oil content.

Pages: 110-113  |  1717 Views  620 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Nagaveni HC, Kumari, Chandana BC and Suma AM. Effect of different nutrient levels on growth and yield of some medicinal plants. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3S):110-113.

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