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Vermicompost as an effective organic fertilizer and biocontrol agent: effect on growth, yield and quality of plants
Vermicompost is an ideal organic manure for better growth and yield of many plants and can increase the production of crops and prevent them from harmful pests without polluting the environment. Expand
Himalayan Aromatic Medicinal Plants: A Review of their Ethnopharmacology, Volatile Phytochemistry, and Biological Activities
This review presents a summary of aromatic medicinal plants from the Indian Himalaya, Nepal, and Bhutan, focusing on plant species for which volatile compositions have been described. Expand
Vermicompost as soil supplement to enhance growth, yield and quality of Triticum aestivum L.: a field study
BackgroundVermicompost (VC) made from cattle dung as raw material was used as soil supplement in the plots of size 4.5 x 4.5 m. Five treatments were given viz. Soil (control), VC@5 t/ha, VC@10 t/ha,Expand
Plant growth inhibitors (Proanthocyanidins) from Prunus armeniaca
A field survey in Prunus armeniaca growing areas of Garhwal Himalaya was conducted with reference to the germination and growth of some companion crops, where proanthocyanidins showed maximum inhibition, whereas quercetin, aromadendrin, kaempferol and genin of pleoside inhibited to a lesser extent. Expand
Artemisia capillaris : Medicinal uses and Future Source for Commercial Uses from Western Himalaya of Uttrakhand
The present review article is an effort to compile all the phytochemical and pharmacological investigations regarding the plant Artemisia capillaris . The plant is traditionally used to foodExpand
Phenyl Alkynes Rich Essential Oil of Artemisia capillaris
GC and GC-MS analysis of leaf and root oils of Artemisia capillaris Thunb. syn. A. scoparia Waldst. & Kit. (family: Asteraceae) showed the dominant presence of phenyl alkynes (61.2%, 85.5%), viz.Expand
Variability in Fragrance Constituents of Himalayan Tanacetum Species: Commercial Potential
Abstract The essential oil composition of the aerial parts of Himalayan Tanacetum species viz. T. longifolium, T. tibeticum and T. nubigenum were examined by GC, GC-MS and NMR. The essential oil ofExpand
Effect of Vermicompost on Growth, Yield and Quality of Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum L)
Cattle dung vermicompost (VC) was used to prepare different proportions of soil and vermicompost mixtures viz. Soil (control), VC15 (Soil+15% VC), VC30 (Soil+30% VC), VC45 (Soil+45% VC). VermicompostExpand
Asparagus racemosus (Shatawari), phytoconstituents and medicinal importance, future source of economy by cultivation in Uttrakhand: A review
Asparagus racemosus has been described to use as antioxidant, immune stimulant, anti-dyspepsia and anti-tussive effects, and its medicinal usage has been reported in the Indian and British Pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha. Expand
Phytochemical and medicinal aspect of Cordyceps sinensis (Berk.): A review
Cordyceps sinensis is age old herb in traditional Chinese herbology and has been widely used as, antioxidant, anticancer, neuroprotective, nootropic, aphrodisiac and hepatoprotective. Expand