Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 37 No.1, April – 2009


Presidential Address

New Vistas in Plantation Crops Research
George V. Thomas
Pages: 1-8

Research Articles

Effect of spacing and pruning regimes on photosynthetic characteristics and yield of cocoa in mixed cropping with arecanut
D. Balasimha
Pages: 9-14
Description of fruit and seed characters of wild Coffea arabica genetic resources
K.P. Dinesh, A. SantaRam & M.B. Shivanna
Pages: 15-20
Species composition, yield loss and management of lepidopteran flower and fruit pests in cashew
D. Sundararaju
Pages: 21-25
Etiology and management of coconut basal stem rot (Ganoderma wilt) in sandy soils of Karnataka
K.B. Palanna, R. Ganesh Naik, T.B. Basavaraju, B. Boraiah & N.E. Thyagaraj
Pages: 26-29
Extraction of good quality RNA and Real Time PCR analysis of Metallothionein gene in Piper nigrum fruits
Susan M. Alex, J. Dicto, M.G. Purushothama & S. Manjula
Pages: 30-33
Occurrence of different varieties and types of Hirsutella spp., on coconut eriophyid mite
V.S. Amritha & S. Pathummal Beevi
Pages: 34-38
Studies on the physico-chemical composition of tender coconut water during development in selected varieties
N. Chattopadhyay, M.K. Samanta, J.K. Hore & K. Alam
Pages: 39-44
Extent of yield loss in coconut due to the infestation of coreid bug, Paradasynus rostratus Dist.
Ambily Paul, C. Nandakumar & Roy Stephen
Pages: 45-50
Effect of organic and inorganic sources of nitrogen on growth, productivity and disease incidence of betelvine (Piper betle L.) in coastal-saline zone
D. Dutta, S. Mandal, D. Maiti & K. Sengupta and P. Bandyopadhyay
Pages: 51-55
Biofertilizers and inorganic fertilizers on growth and yield of turmeric grown as intercrop in arecanut plantation
S.S. Roy & J.K. Hore
Pages: 56-59
Characterization of oil extracted from bunch end rot disease affected oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.)
P.K. Mandal, M. Kochu Babu & V. Satyavani
Pages: 60-63