Agricultural Reviews

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Agricultural Reviews, volume 34 issue 4 (december 2013) : 318-321


M. Jayalakshmi*, S.G. Wankhade, P. Mohan Rao
1Dr.Panjab Rao Deshmukh Krish Vidyapeeth, Akola-444 104, India
Cite article:- Jayalakshmi* M., Wankhade S.G., Rao Mohan P. (2024). PERFORMANCE OF DIFFERENT LEVELS OF NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS ON HERBAGE YIELD, NUTRIENT CONTENT AND UPTAKE OF RAIN FED PALMAROSA (CYMBOPOGAN MARTINI VAR. MOTIA)- A REVIEW . Agricultural Reviews. 34(4): 318-321. doi: 10.5958/j.0976-0741.34.4.019.
Cymbopogan martini var. Motia commonly known as Palmarosa or Rosha grass is a tall perennial tufted hedge native of most parts of sub-tropical India. Palmarosa oil has a sweet floral rose-like odour also has notes of rye bread, tea and clary sage. The oil is extensively used as perfumery raw material in soaps; floral rose-like perfumes; cosmetics preparations and in the manufacture of mosquito repellent products. It is used for flavoring tobacco products, foods and non-alcoholic beverages .The volatile oil is used as a remedy for lumbago, stiff joints, skin diseases and for bilious complaints .Considering the importance of this crop every efforts are being made to increase the oil production of the crop by using improved nutrient management practices.
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