Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 285

Table of Content: 22 March 2012; 4(5)

March 2012

In vitro tuberization of glory lily (Gloriosa superba L.)

Gloriosa superba L., a climber belonging to the family, Colchicaceae is a high value medicinal plant cultivated in Tamil Nadu. Colchicine is one major tropalone alkaloids of medicinal importance which cures gout, cancer, rheumatism. Vegetative propagation through V or L shaped tubers is a commonly followed practice but is considered slow with poor multiplication ratio of 1: 1 every year. The cost involved towards...

Author(s): Anandhi Selvarasu and Rajamani Kandhasamy

March 2012

The effects of different concentrations of indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) on leafy stem cuttings of four tropical timber species

The effects of different concentrations of indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) on the rooting of leafy stem cuttings of Albizia zygia, Blighia welwitschii, Lophira alata andPterocarpus soyauxii were investigated using non-mist propagators. Four hormone concentrations were used; 16000, 8000, 4000 and 0 µg ml-1 (control). Results indicated...

Author(s): Egbe E. A., Chuyong G. B., Fonge A. B., Tata B. L. and Tabot P. T.

March 2012

Estimation of genetic variability in Phyllanthus emblica L. - Towards a contribution in sustainable rural development

The fruits of aonla (Phyllanthus embilica L.) were collected from four natural sites and were subjected to various morpho-chemical components for estimation. The observed variation was partitioned into heritable and non-heritable components in order to identify the characters for which selection will be most effective. This study revealed that morpho-chemical characters of P....

Author(s): Bhupendra Singh, A. K. Uniyal, J. S. M. Rawat and D. K. Rana