Effect of sowing time and seed rate on total alkaloid content of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera Dunal)

Smita R. Chaudhari
2013 IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science  
The experiment was laid out in split plot design with three replications. The treatments consist of six sowing time (1 st and 15 th July, 1 st and 15 th august, 1 st and 15 th September) and four seed rate (2.5, 5.0, 7.5 and 10 kg /ha. 1 st august sowing combination with 5kg/ha seed rate and 15 th July sowing combination with 5kg/ha seed rate recorded the highest total alkaloid yield in ashwagandha.
doi:10.9790/2380-0550102 fatcat:to3istvu3jcgzevqj3nqcsn7cm