Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 37 No.3, December – 2009

CONTENTS

Research Articles

Influence of biochemicals on regulation of bud break, green leaf yield and crop distribution in tea
Renu Pandey
Pages: 171-176
Self-sustainability of phosphorus cycle in rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations: Annual recycling through litter and removal through latex
M.D. Jessy, A.N. Sasidharan Nair, M. Meera Bai, P. Rajendran & K.I. Punnoose
Pages: 177-184
Integrated pest management approaches to minimize incidence of cashew stem and root borers (Plocaederus spp.)
T.N. Raviprasad, P. Shivarama Bhat & D. Sundararaju
Pages: 185-189
Genetic analysis in cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.)
D. Ushavani & V.G. Jayalekshmy
Pages: 190-195
Field evaluation of Trichoderma harzianum, Pochonia chlamydosporia and Pasteuria penetrans in a root knot nematode infested black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) garden in India
Santhosh J. Eapen, B. Beena & K.V. Ramana
Pages: 196-200
Estimating cost of production of coconut in a region
U.C. Sud, H.V.L. Bathla, K. Muralidharan2, D.C. Mathur1 & C. Thamban2 and C.V. Sairam3
Pages: 201-205
Status of red palm weevil damage in East Godavari district and strategies for control with ecofriendly methods
A. Sujatha, M.S.V. Chalam & S. Arulraj
Pages: 206-211
Performance of Indian Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria L.) accessions as intercrop in coconut garden
S. Sarada & B.R. Reghunath
Pages: 212-216

Short Scientific Reports

Effect of stimulation in the stress responses in Hevea brasiliensis
R. Krishnakumar, P.K. Ambily & James Jacob
Pages: 217-220
Studies on fruit growth pattern in nutmeg
P.M. Haldankar, B.M. Jamadagni, P.C. Haldavnekar, V.V. Shinde & D.D. Nagwekar
Pages: 221-225
Biology of Helopeltis theivora (Heteroptera: Miridae) on tea (Camellia sinensis) in the sub Himalayan region
Somnath Roy, Ananda Mukhopadhyay & G. Gurusubramanian
Pages: 226-228
Management of rot diseases of vanilla (Vanilla planifolia Andrews) using bioagents
A.K. Vijayan, Joseph Thomas, K. Dhanapal & J. Thomas
Pages: 229-231
Status of available major and micronutrients in the coffee soils of Chikmagalur district in Karnataka
N. Hariyappa, M. Violet D'Souza, J.S. Nagaraj, M.A. Anantha Kumar & Jayarama
Pages: 232-234
Effect of pre treatments and methods of blanching on the quality of turmeric
K.A. Athmaselvi
Pages: 235-238

Book Review

Breeding Plantation Tree Crops: Tropical Species (SM Jain and PM Priyadarshan, Editors). (2009). xiii+ 651 pp. $249.00. ISBN 978-0-387-71199-7. Springer Science + Business Media LLC, New York, NY, USA.
N.M. Nayar &
Pages: 239-241