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Author Uniyal, A. K.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Northeast Forestry University
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology
Subject Keyword Grewia oppositifolia ♦ phenol ♦ electrical conductivity ♦ sugar ♦ seed ♦ seedling ♦ Garhwal Himalaya ♦ Forestry
Abstract We estimated variation in the allocation of metabolites (phenol, sugar, and electrical conductance) in seed, fruit and seedling leachates of 25 populations of Grewia. oppositifolia. Higher quantity of phenolics and higher electrical conductance were observed in plants from lower-middle altitudes but this was not correlated significantly with germination, survival, or plant height. On the other hand, sugar content in fruit pulp leachates was greatest in higher elevational populations and these sources also recorded higher germination, survival, and plant height under nursery conditions. Thus we recommend that germplasm (seed) should be collected from moderately higher elevational sources for nursery as well as future breeding strategies of this potential agroforestry tree crop of the central Himalaya.
ISSN 1007662X
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-08-16
Publisher Place Heidelberg
e-ISSN 19930607
Journal Journal of Forestry Research
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 121
Ending Page 125

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