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: June 2017; 9(6)

June 2017

Effect of seasonality, graft type and scion characteristics on propagation of Vitex payos in the drylands of Kenya

This study focused on Vitex payos (Lour) Merr. which is a high valued indigenous fruit tree known for its social (nutritional and medicinal use) and economic potential in Kenya. However, domestication of this species is hampered by limited information on its vegetative propagation. The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of seasonality and grafting methods on graft take-off and survival. Scions...

Author(s): Pauline Bala, Giathi Gitehi, Oeba Vincent, Stephen Fredrick Omondi, Luvanda Albert and Michael Okeyo