Effect of sodium chloride and sodium sulphate on alkaloid production and mineral content of poppy (Papaver somniferum)

Spasenovski, M.

Radovi Poljoprivrednog Fakulteta Univerziteta u Sarajevu 27: 37-39


Effects of soil-applied NaCl and Na2SO4 on N, P, K, Na, Ca and Mg contents of poppy roots, stem, leaves, flowers and capsules were determined and are discussed. Both salts increased morphine production in direct proportion to the application rate.