African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

Optimizing the size of root cutting in Melia volkensii Gürke for improving clonal propagation and production of quality planting stock

So Hanaoka
  • So Hanaoka
  • Hokkaido Regional Breeding Office, Forest Tree Breeding Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 561 Bunkyoudaimidorimachi, Ebetsu City, Hokkaido, 069-0836, Japan.
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Mineko Ohira
  • Mineko Ohira
  • Forest Tree Breeding Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 3809-1 Ishi, Hitachi City, Ibaraki, 319-1301, Japan.
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Michinari Matsushita
  • Michinari Matsushita
  • Forest Tree Breeding Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 3809-1 Ishi, Hitachi City, Ibaraki, 319-1301, Japan.
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Jason Kariuki
  • Jason Kariuki
  • Kenya Forestry Research Institute, P.O. Box 20412 – 00200, Nairobi.
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  •  Received: 06 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 11 July 2016
  •  Published: 22 July 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Hanaoka, S., Ohira, M., Matsushita, M., & Kariuki, J. (2016). Optimizing the size of root cutting in Melia volkensii Gürke for improving clonal propagation and production of quality planting stock. African Journal of Biotechnology , 15(29), 1551-1558.
Chicago /
So Hanaoka, Mineko Ohira, Michinari Matsushita and Jason Kariuki. "Optimizing the size of root cutting in Melia volkensii Gürke for improving clonal propagation and production of quality planting stock." African Journal of Biotechnology 15, no. 29 (2016): 1551-1558.
MLA /
So Hanaoka, et al. "Optimizing the size of root cutting in Melia volkensii Gürke for improving clonal propagation and production of quality planting stock." African Journal of Biotechnology 15.29 (2016): 1551-1558.