Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 40 No.2, August – 2012

CONTENTS

Research Articles

In vitro antagonism of rhizospheric fluorescent pseudomonads of coconut against Ganoderma applanatum and Thielaviopsis paradoxa, fungal pathogens of coconut
George V. Thomas, Litty Thomas, R. ChandraMohanan, Murali Gopal, Alka Gupta & Priya George
Pages: 75-81
Performance of different varieties/hybrids of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) as mixed crop in coconut garden
D.V. Srinivasa Reddy, V. Krishnakumar, H.P. Maheswarappa, R. Dhanapal & T. John Zachariah
Pages: 82-87
Isolation and identification of spore associated bacteria (SAB) from Glomus and Gigaspora spp. in coconut and arecanut based cropping systems
K. Ambili, George V. Thomas, P. Indu, M.V. Viji, Murali Gopal & Alka Gupta
Pages: 88-93
Foliar nutrient resorption in rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis)
M.D. Jessy & Phebe Joseph
Pages: 94-100
Effect of plant growth regulators (PGRs) on flowering, fruit-set and yield of cashew var. Jhargram-1
L.S. Singh & A. Pariari
Pages: 101-104
Integrated nutrient management in COD x WCT hybrid coconut under alluvial clay-loam soil of Assam
J.C. Nath, S. Arulraj & H.P. Maheswarappa
Pages: 105-110
Comparison of enzyme activities with diagnostic potential in healthy and root (wilt) diseased coconut palms, differing in cultivars and growth stages
V.K. Chaturvedi, N. Srinivasan, M. Sasikala, P.M. Jacob & G. Rajeev
Pages: 111-117
A special schedule of foliar application of nutrients for the tea fields under extensive mechanized harvesting
R. Victor J Ilango, P. Mohan Kumar, R. Parthibaraj, B. Suresh Kumar, R. Govindaraj, J. Mareeswaran & T.C. Chaudhuri
Pages: 118-124
Carbon sequestration in tea soil through burial of pruning and its impact on biomass production and soil characteristics
Siby Mathew, R. Raj Kumar, M. Marichamy & P. Mohan Kumar
Pages: 125-131
A robust estimate for location in experiments with plantation crops
C.T. Jose1, S. Jayasekhar, K. Muralidharan, K.P. Chandran & D. Jaganathan
Pages: 132-134

Short Scientific Reports

Weed flora of black pepper garden at high rainfall tract of northern agro-climatic zone of Kerala*
A.V. Sajini, K. Kandiannan, V. Srinivasan, K.V. Saji & C.K. Thankamani
Pages: 135-139
Another invasive pest, coconut leaf beetle, Brontispa longissima (Gestro), an imminent biosecurity threat at the doorsteps of India
P. Rajan, C.P.R. Nair, A. Josephrajkumar & Chandrika Mohan
Pages: 140-143
Economics of vanilla cultivation as an intercrop in arecanut plantation in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka
M.G. Kerutagi & D.B. Rajesh
Pages: 144-148
New report of little Indian field mouse, Mus booduga (Gray) from Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Ajanta Birah, R.S. Tripathi & A.M.K. Mohan Rao
Pages: 149-151