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Germplasm

Germplasm of lemongrass, palmarosa, vetiver, citronella, cinnamon, kacholam and Piper longum are also maintained at this station. Germplasm    of 450 types of   Lemongrass, 16 types of Palmarosa, 24 types of  Vetiver, 12 types of Citronella and 250 types of cinnamon are maintained.  ODP 1 (Amaravathi) and ODP2  (Haldwani) selections of palmarosa, ODV 3 (Nilambur) selection of vetiver are better types isolated from the respective germplasm which are popular among cultivators on an All India basis. Two hundred and fifty accessions of cinnamon are maintained. The cinnamon accession, ODC 130 is a selection which yields eugenol rich leaf oil.

 
 
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