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Title: Cultivation of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) in salt affected soils
Authors: Singh, R P
Singh, S N
Singh, R K
Yadav, Pankaj Kumar
Issue Date: Dec-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during 2004-2005 at Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi to find out the feasibility for the cultivation of Lemongrass (Cymbopogoll flexuosus) in salt affected soils of Indo-Gangetic plains of Uttar Pradesh Soil was made artificially salt affected through saline water having electrical conductivity 3, 6, 9, 12 and 16dSm⁻¹. Nitrogen, phosphorus ancl potash were applied @ 80, 60 and 40 kg/ha. Results revealed that Lemongrass crop can be grown on salt affected soils successfully, whereas other crops do not survive.
Page(s): 141-143
ISSN: 0771-7706
Source:BVAAP Vol.15(2) [December 2007]

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