The Effect of Giving Shallot Extract (Allium cepa L.) On Chilli (Capsicum frutescens L.) Cultivations
Keywords:Chilli, Red Onion Extract, Allium cepa L, Capsicum frutescens L
Cayenne pepper (Capsicum frutescent L.) is one of the most populer plants in Indonesia. Cayenne pepper plants are popular because hey have a spicy taste. The increasing need for cayenne pepper will coninue to increase along with the increasing population. One way to increase crop production is by using organic fertilizers. The use of shallot extract as liquid organic fertilizer for plants is considered more profitable. This study aims to determine the effect of shallot extract (Allium cepa L.) on the growth of chili (Capsicum frutescens L.). This type of research uses experimental methods. The results of this study were that the administration of shallot extract did not significantly affect plant height, while the administration of shallot extract had a significant effect on the number of leaves. The optimum dose for chili cultivation is the administration of shallot extract 40 ml/liter for plant height, with an average height of 8.6 cm and 60 ml/liter for the number of leaves, namely 11 leaves.
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