No effect on produce quality
No effect on growth
Asahi SL treated Sweet basil, var. Kasia, grown in the field had no difference in height (+13.4%), increased number of shoots (+20%), increased dry yield (+45.6%), no difference in essential oil content (-13.9%), no difference in N content (-13.8%), no difference in P content (-12.7%), no difference in K content (-2%), no difference in Mg content (-3.1%), no difference in Ca content (-2.2%) compared to the untreated control plants.
outdoor, unprotected, podzolic soil, usual cultivation techniques
Basil, Ocimum basilicum L.
First treatment in the second decade of June, followed by a second treatment in the first decade of July
0.1 %, 200 L solution/ha
The response of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) to the application of growth stimulators and forecrops