Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 36 No.1, April – 2008

CONTENTS

Research Articles

Micropropagation of Coffea arabica using apical buds of mature field grown plants
H.L.Sreenath & D. Ganesh
Pages: 1-7
Adaptability of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) trees to low soil phosphorus : Some mechanisms involved
M. Meera Bai, M.D. Jessy, P. Rajendran, & L. Geethakumari
Pages: 12-18
Processing of vanilla (Vanilla planifolia Andrews) beans- Effect of method, time and duration of sunning on moisture and vanillin content
G.P. Bindumol, V. Krishnakumar & S.N.Potty
Pages: 19-23
A fuzzy neural network for coconut yield prediction
C. Palaniswami, R. Dhanapal, A.K. Upadhyay, C. Manojkumar & K. Samsudeen
Pages: 24-29
Conjuctive use of coffee effluent and fresh water on performance of young arabica coffee
P. Shiva Prasad, Jayarama & K.M. Mahadevan
Pages: 30-37
Comparative studies on elite cocoa progenies in their initial years of growth
S. Elain Apshara, Vivek R. Bhat & R. Velayudhan Nair
Pages: 38-44
Effect of extended dry heat treatment on germination and seedling growth in Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq) var. dura mother palms
P. Murugesan, R.K. Mathur, G. Bijimol & M. Ravi Kumar
Pages: 45-48
Application of nonparametric additive model for input-response analysis in arecanut
C.T. Jose & Ravi Bhat
Pages: 49-52
Recycling of organic biomass from arecanut based high density multi-species cropping system models under Assam condition
M. Hussain, A. K. Ray, H. P. Maheswarappa, V. Krishnakumar &
Pages: 53-57

Short Scientific Reports

Rainfall interception in arecanut based cropping system
Ravi Bhat & S. Sujatha
Pages: 58-60
COCOS-SATDB: A Microsatellite Database for Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
Praseeda B, Chandrasekar A, Rajesh M.K, Anitha Karun & George V. Thomas
Pages: 61-64
Capital requirements for establishment of farm level primary processing unit for arecanut-A study in Karnataka
B. Chinnappa
Pages: 65-68
Tracking the locomotion of coconut black headed caterpillar, Opisina arenosella and its parasitoid, Goniozus nephantidis
N. Ravi Kumar, T. N. Janakiraman, Hemalatha Thiagarajan & K. Subaharan
Pages: 69-72
Performance of different varieties of arecanut in Assam
A. K. Ray, A. S. Borah, K. S. Ananda & H. P. Maheswarappa
Pages: 73-74
Correlation studies with respect to different chemical and biochemical parameters of rhizosphere soil of ginger
Shampa Guchhait, A. Chakravarty, J.K. Hore, N. Chattopadhyay, D. Mukherjee & P.K. Bandyopadhyay
Pages: 75-77