Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 35 No.1, April – 2007

CONTENTS

Presidential Address

Blueprint for plantation sector prosperity
S.Aruiraj
Pages: 1-8

Research Articles

Developing a polymerase chain reaction based detection method for coconut root (Wilt) phytoplasma
M. Mayilvaganan, M. Gunasekaran, T. K. Sheenakumari, L. Geetha, G. Rajeev, J. J. Solomon & M. Sasikala
Pages: 9-14
Physiological and biochemical changes in tea leaves due to Pestalotiopsis infection
R. Sanjay & U.I. Baby
Pages: 15-18
Feasibility studies on growing hybrid Bajra Napier fodder grass as intercrop in coconut under coastal littoral sandy soil
P.Subramanian, R.Dhanapal, C. Palaniswami, Joseph Sebastian, P.Subramanian, R.Dhanapal, C. Palaniswami & Joseph Sebastian
Pages: 19-22
Feasibility studies on growing hybrid Bajra Napier fodder grass as intercrop in coconut under coastal littoral sandy soil
Pages: 19-22
Capillary gas chromatography method for fatty acid analysis of coconut oil
S. Naresh Kumar
Pages: 23-27
Studies on Actinomycetes diversity in south Indian tea soils for antifungal activity
P. Ponmurugan, C. Gopi & A. Maripandi
Pages: 28-32
Enhancing bioefficacy of fungicides used in tea blister blight control through addition of paraffinic oil
D. Ajay, U.I. Baby & R. Premkumar
Pages: 33-35
Effects on caffeine on in vitro tea growth
P. Okinda Owuor, Francis N. Wachira, Martin Obanda & George R. Waller
Pages: 36-38
In vitro studies on management of basal stem rot of arecanut caused by Ganoderma lucidum (Curtis Ex. Fr.) Karst
Ranjana Chakrabarty & A.K. Ray
Pages: 39-41
Microbial dynamics in tea factory and during manufacture
U.I. Baby, R. S. Senthilkumar, M. Jayaprakashvel, D. Ajay & Soumik Sarkar
Pages: 42-46
Mineral content of tea brew as influenced by methods of preparation
S. Venkatesan, S. Murugesan & K.V. Hemalatha
Pages: 47-51

Short Scientific Reports

Influence of organic manures on growth and yield of ginger
S. S. Roy & J. K. Hore
Pages: 52-55
Effect of CO2 fertilization on growth and yield of mature tea in the Low country wet zone of Sri Lanka
Wijeratne M A, Ratnasiri J & Premathunga E W T P
Pages: 56-58
Bioefficacy of neem formulations combined with reduced dosages of acaricides and insecticides against Oligonychus coffeae Nietner and Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood in tea
A. Rahman, M. Sarmah & G. Gurusubramanian
Pages: 59-63