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Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur (2019)

EFFECT OF LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ON THE GROWTH OF SEABUCKTHORN (Hippophae rhamnoides spp. mongolica) VARIETIES IN LAHAUL VALLEY, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Samimi, Hazrat Mohammad

Titre : EFFECT OF LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ON THE GROWTH OF SEABUCKTHORN (Hippophae rhamnoides spp. mongolica) VARIETIES IN LAHAUL VALLEY, HIMACHAL PRADESH.

Auteur : Samimi, Hazrat Mohammad

Université de soutenance : Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur

Grade : Master of Science in Basic Sciences 2019

Résumé
Seabuckthorn (Hippophae L.), locally known as Chharma, belonging to the family Elaeagnaceae, is a multipurpose plant naturally grows in high altitude cold deserts of Himachal Pradesh. Fruit and leaves of seabuckthorn are quite rich in vitamins, antioxidants, sterols and polyphenols etc., which have application in development of variety of health food, cosmetics and medicines. In order to meet increasing demand of seabuckthorn raw material in industries, there is a need to carry out massive cultivation of improved seabuckthorn. Local improved forms of seabuckthorn could not be domesticated by farmers due to presence of thorns, small fruit size, lower fruit harvesting yield and low fruit yield. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the adaptation and growth of five Russian seabuckthorn (H. rhamnoides spp. mongolica) varieties, which are globally introduced, after two years of growth at university Seabuckthorn Research Farm situated at Kukumseri (2750 m asl) and in the farmers’ fields in cluster of villages at higher altitude (3200-3300 m asl) in Lahaul, Lahaul-Spiti, a cold desert region of Himachal Pradesh. Seabuckthorn varieties were planted at a spacing of 3 m x 1.25 m spacing. There were total 11 treatments (5 Russian seabuckthorn varieties at two altitudes and a local selection of seabuckthorn “Drilbu” as a contro

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