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Author Majeed, Mumtaz ♦ Khan, M. A. ♦ Mughal, A. H.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Northeast Forestry University
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology
Subject Keyword Aesculus indica ♦ indolebutyric acid ♦ rooting ♦ stem cuttings ♦ vegetative propagation ♦ Forestry
Abstract Cuttage propagation of Aesculus indica was tested by treatments with different concentrations of indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) @ 2000, 4000 (ppm), indolebutyric acid (IBA) @ 2000, 4000 (ppm) and naphthlcetic acid (NAA) @ 2000, 4000 (ppm) in dry formulation in the Forest Nursery, Faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-K, Shalimar. The cuttings treated with IBA @ 4000 ppm and IBA @ 2000 ppm had a sprouting rate of 75% and 50%, respectively, which was significantly higher than that of control and other treatments. The highest rooting rate (50%) was recorded in the cuttings with the application of IBA @ 4000 ppm. The cuttings treated with IBA @ 2000 ppm had 25% rooting rate. All other treatments along with control (talc powder) failed to induce rooting. It was concluded that IBA @ 4000 ppm was a better-applied concentration for vegetative propagation of A. indica under Kashmir conditions.
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 2009-05-10
Publisher Place Heidelberg
e-ISSN 19930607
Journal Journal of Forestry Research
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 2
Page Count 3
Starting Page 171
Ending Page 173


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