Kizil


Die Bodenkultur - Journal for Land Management, Food and Environment

Süleyman Kizil, S. Kirici and Ö. Sönmez:

Effect of different row distances on some agronomical characteristics and essential oil composition of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.)

Summary

The study reports determination of appropriate row distances and its effect on agronomical characteristics and essential oil composition of cumin. The results indicated that the highest yields in terms of seed and essential oil were obtained from 20 and 30 cm row distances. Essential oil content ranged between 2.42 and 3.20 %. p-mentha-1,4-dien-7-al content was determined with range of 16.46–27.73 %.

Key words:  Cumin; row distances, seed yield, essential oil, p-mentha-1,4-dien-7-al.