Pakistan Forest Institute
Peshawar, Pakistan

Pakistan Journal of Forestry Database

PJF VOL 1 - Issue 3 - Year 1951; PP 225 - 225 Search
Title Some Observations on the Cultivation of Atropa Bellandonna
Author(s) Ikram Illahi Chaudhuri
Designation Economic Botanist, Botanical Survey of Medicinal Plants
Atropa belladonna, Linn. Is one of the most important solanaceous drug plants. According to Government of Azad Kashmir (1949) survey of medicinal plants had revealed that about 150 maunds of dry leaves and roots of this drug can be made available annually from this region. Author described the different technical aspects of its growth with some recommendations as well.