Phytotoxicity Effect of Pongamia Oil on Chilli
Keywords:Capsicum annuum, sucking pests, pongamia oil, essential oil, karanjin, phytotoxicity, photosynthesis, plant growth, yield, benefit cost ratio
This study evaluated the phytotoxicity potential of pongamia oil on chilli plants. The pongamia oil at 0.5, 1.0, 2.5, 5.0 and 10% concentrations were evaluated under field conditions. The dose @ 0.5, 1.0 and 2.5% were observed to be safe with no phytotoxicity symptoms. Pongamia oil @ 5.0 and 10% caused the moderate and high phytotoxicity interfering with photosynthesis and plant growth.
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