STUDY THE COMPARATIVE EFFECT OF BIOFERTILIZERS AND CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS ON PHYTOCHEMICALS OF BRINJAL (SOLANUM MELONGUM L)
Chandni Mishra* and H. C. Katariya
Solanum melongum L. is an important vegetable crop and widely grown in India. One of the major causes of low yield may be that the organic matter content as well as nutrient status of soils have declined over time. In the present study, evaluate the comparative effect of organic fertilizer and chemical fertilizer on phytochemical of Solanum melongum L. The results of the phytochemical analysis indicates that the vermicompost enhance the quality and quantity of chemical constitute such as tannins, flavonoids, carbohydrates, proteins steroid, phenols and alkaloids, whereas all important phytochemicals were absent in plant cultivate under chemical fertilizer and control condition. The result indicates that application of vermicompost can enhance the growth parameter, nutritional content, phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of Solanum melongena. Therefore, it is concluded that vermicompost can be recommended for better growth and enhancement of phytochemicals in agricultural practices.
Keywords: Solanum melongum, Total Phenol, Total flavonoid, Vermicompost.
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