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Gynura procumbens: agronomic practices and future prospects in Malaysia

  title={Gynura procumbens: agronomic practices and future prospects in Malaysia},
  author={Martini Mohammad Yusoff and Azizah binti Misran and Omar Ali Ahmed and Wan Huda Dinie Wan Majid and Puteri Edaroyati Megat Wahab and Nur Fatin Ahmad},
Good agronomic practice is a key to a successful crop production aiming at high yield and quality in small or large scale planting. Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr. (Family Asteraceae) is a herbal plant rich in phytochemical compounds of wellbeing benefits to the consumers. Suitable and complete technology on agronomic practices such as cultivation technique, fertilization application, water requirement, weed control and pest and disease management of G. procumbens or locally known as Sambung… 
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