Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 38 No.2, August – 2010

CONTENTS

Research Articles

Heterosis for drought tolerant traits in coconut
V. Arunachalam, K. Muralidharan, K.V. Kasturi Bai & V. Rajagopal
Pages: 87-91
Influence of soil moisture and nutrient status on fine root dynamics of rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis)
M.D. Jessy, P. Prasannakumari, R.B. Nair, K.R. Vijayakumar & N. Usha Nair
Pages: 92-96
Plant growth promoting potential of Bacillus spp. isolated from rhizosphere of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.)
Litty Thomas, Alka Gupta, Murali Gopal, Priya George & George V. Thomas
Pages: 97-104
Evaluation of Hevea clones in the mature phase under the agroclimate of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal
Gitali Das, Dhurjati Chaudhuri & Y.A. Varghese
Pages: 105-110
Quality optimization for membrane concentrated tender coconut water
G. Nagamaniammai, C. Arumughan, V.V. Venugopal & Hiranmoy Gangopadhyay
Pages: 111-117
Evaluation of different arabica and robusta rootstock and arabica scion combinations for carbon exchange rates and water use efficiency in coffee
G.F. D' Souza, N. Rajeswari, H.N. Ramesh Babu & N.S. Renuka Swamy
Pages: 118-124
Variability in performance among mature half-sib progenies of Hevea brasiliensis (Willd ex Adr. de Juss. Muell. Arg.)
Kavitha K. Mydin, Vinoth Thomas & V.C. Mercykutty
Pages: 125-131
Influence of certain chemicals on nitrate reductase activity and its correlation with caffeine in tea [(Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze)] leaves
Renu Pandey
Pages: 132-137
Trade performance of Indian cashew
K. Harish kumar & B. Chinnappa2
Pages: 138-143

Short Scientific Reports

In silico prediction of function and modelling of WRKY protein in coconut
V. Sreesmitha, M.K. Rajesh, Bobby Paul, Anitha Karun, M.P. Ramesh Kumar & George V. Thomas
Pages: 144-147
Fertilizer requirement of under planted oil palm during pre-bearing stage
S. Sunitha, P.T. Varghese & M. Kochu Babu
Pages: 148-150
Effect of inorganic and organic sources of fertilizers on growth of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) seedlings
V.K. Syamala, Sherin George, Kochuthressiamma Joseph, A.N. Sasidharan Nair & N. Usha Nair
Pages: 151-153
Effect of season and age of rootstock on graft success in cashew under Assam conditions
J.C. Nath
Pages: 154-156
Variability and heterosis in spathe traits of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
C. Jayabose, S. Ganesh, C. Natarajan, V. Arunachalam & S. Arulraj
Pages: 157-160
Incidence of Erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim), an invasive insect pest on Erythrina spp., in major black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) areas of Kerala and Karnataka, India
T.K. Jacob & S. Devasahayam
Pages: 161-164
In vitro studies on management of leaf blight disease of palmyrah caused by Pestalotiopsis palmarum (Cooke) Stey
V. Bhuvaneswari, K.T. Venkata Ramana, B.V.K. Bhagavan & R. Naga Lakshmi
Pages: 165-167