Effect of spraying yeast suspension, and time of cutting on growth and content of henna plant from Tannins and


This experiment was carried out at the College of Agriculture, University of Basrah, Gharmat Ali during the period from 20/8/2009 up 1/6/2010 with the objective of studying the effect of activated yeast suspension, and time of cutting and their interaction on , certain active substances of Lawsonia inermis L. cv. Minite. The experiment included 6 factorial treatment, in whichs two factor namely activated yeast extract(at concentration of 0, 1, and 2 g/L) and the time of cutting (7/12/2009 and 1/6/2010) was investigated. The plants were treated by spraying the shoot system three times at one month intervals, A completely randomized block design was used in a factorial combination of the two factor and eight replicates . The results were analyzed using the analysis of variance and revised least significant test was used to compare mean values at 0.05 probability level.