Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 45 issue 3 (september 2011) : 179 - 187


Santosh Singh*, Muni Ram, K. Singh, B.S. Verma1
1Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow- 226 015, India
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Cite article:- Singh* Santosh, Ram Muni, Singh K., Verma1 B.S. (2024). GROWTH AND YIELD OF GERANIUM (PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS) AND GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM ) IN INTERCROPPING SYSTEM. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 45(3): 179 - 187. doi: .
Geranium planted in paired row arrangement (40/80 cm) significantly increased the total herb and essential oil yields over the conventional method (60x30cm). The former yielded 20.6 % more herbage and 22.3 % of essential oil in comparison to geranium in conventional method of planting. Application of N at 160 kg ha-1 significantly increased the total herb and oil yields of geranium to the tune of 81.68 & 50.47% and 72.1 & 14.7% over control and 80 kg N ha-1, respectively. The inter crop of garlic also responded well to applied N and gave significantly higher yield at 160 kg N ha-1. Further increase in N level did not influence herb and essential oil yield at a significant level. Garlic as an intercrop in geranium paired row system fed with 160 kg N ha-1 gave an economic return of 101.00% higher than the conventional planting method.
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