Research Paper | Agriculture | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019
Effect of Compost and Vermicompost on Quality of Organic Tea (Camellia sinensis) Grown in Hills of Himachal Pradesh
Abstract: A field experiment was conducted for the two consecutive to evaluate effect of organics (compost and vermicompost) from different bio resources under different treatments (T0 to T9) on quality of made tea. Results indicated that Polyphenol contents of made tea was significantly influenced by seasonal variation as well as by different organics application. Caffeine content of made tea, which is one of the important quality parameter also significantly influenced by seasonal variation as well as by different organics treatments, except in case of organic application of 1.50 t/ha under few treatments during all the seasons, except compost application. Organics at higher rates (3.00 t/ha and 4.50 t/ha) resulted in increase in thearubigin. Maximum total colour i. e.0.35 per cent, 0.28 per cent & 0.31 per cent was observed with the application of tea skiff vermicompost at the rate of 4.50 t/ha during first, second and third season, respectively
Keywords: compost, vermicompost, organics, , polyphenol, caffeine
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,
Pages: 1062 - 1066
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Parmod Verma, "Effect of Compost and Vermicompost on Quality of Organic Tea (Camellia sinensis) Grown in Hills of Himachal Pradesh", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, pp. 1062-1066, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20196279
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