Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 41 No.2, – 2013

CONTENTS

Research Articles

Flowering and pollination biology in coconut
Regi J. Thomas & A. Josephrajkumar
Pages: 109-117
Response of coconut seedlings to elevated CO2 and high temperature in drought and high nutrient conditions
K.B. Hebbar, T.L. Sheena, K. Shwetha Kumari, S. Padmanabhan, D. Balasimha, Mukesh Kumar & George V. Thomas
Pages: 118-122
Effect of nurse culture on inducing division of isolated pollen protoplasts of Hevea brasiliensis
S. Sushamakumari, Sneha Joseph, S. Sobha, K. Rekha, R. Jayashree & Leda Pavithran
Pages: 123-129
Evaluation of coconut based high density multi-species cropping system under organic and integrated nutrient management
P. Subramanian, R. Dhanapal1, H.P. Maheswarappa & C. Palaniswami
Pages: 130-135
Impact of continuous mechanical harvesting on the carbohydrate dynamics and architectural characteristics of tea plants
R. Shanmugapriyan, M. Marichamy, R. Raj Kumar, Siby Mathew & P. Mohan Kumar
Pages: 136-141
Effect of bio-control agents and botanicals on in vitro growth and development of Ganoderma applanatum
G.R. Ramaswamy, N.E. Thyagaraj, M.S. Nagarj, B. Boraiah & K.B. Palanna
Pages: 151-156
Cloning and characterization of metallothionein like protein cDNA in tea using RACE
P. Senthilkumar & A.K.A. Mandal
Pages: 157-162
Adaptability of prospective mother trees of Hevea to the cold climate of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Assam
Gitali Das, Gopal Chandra Mondal & Dhurjati Choudhuri
Pages: 163-171
Seed quality and germination in selected hybrids of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq.)
P. Murugesan, M. Shareef, H. Haseela & R.K. Mathur
Pages: 172-176
Evaluation of Brazilian wild Hevea germplasm in India for cold tolerance: Variability and character associations in juvenile growth phase
G. Prabhakara Rao, Saji T. Abraham & C.P. Reghu
Pages: 177-181
Effect of plant bio-regulators (PBRs) on qualitative traits of apple and nut of cashew var. Jhargram-1
A. Pariari, L.S. Singh, M. Poduval & S. Khan
Pages: 182-185
Labour availability in coconut cultivation and impact on technology adoption as perceived by coconut farmers
P. Anithakumari
Pages: 186-190
Assessment of nitrogen utilization from urea applied in rubber seedling nursery using 15N tracer technique
P. Prasannakumari, M.D. Jessy, Sherin George & Sankar Meti
Pages: 191-195
Impact of continuous mechanical harvesting on leaf leatheriness and possible alleviation measures
Jibu Thomas, R. Raj Kumar, A.K.A. Mandal & N. Muraleedharan
Pages: 196-201
Changes in biochemical constituents and defense related enzymes in response to red spider mite incidence in tea
D. Shalini & R. Raj Kumar
Pages: 202-208
Adoption of RRII 400 series rubber clones by rubber small growers
S. Veeraputhran, T. Siju, Joby Joseph & K. Tharian George
Pages: 209-213
Production technology of coir pith cake formulation of Trichoderma harzianum
R. Chandra Mohanan, Prabha K. Peter & K.M. Sharadraj
Pages: 214-218
A different approach to soil analysis: Indicative studies
K.K. Muraleedharan, D.P. Verma, Ujwala Ranade-Malvi1, G.M. Nandini1, G.J. Kumar, M.S. Shruthi, R. Smitha & R. Sowmya
Pages: 219-226
Structural modification of phloic rays in Hevea brasiliensis with reference to tapping panel dryness and stimulation
Vinoth Thomas, S. Pramod, K.S. Rao, Vinoth Thomas, S. Pramod & K.S. Rao
Pages: 142-150

Short Scientific Reports

Laboratory evaluation of pesticides on oviposition, egg mortality and feeding deterrence on cashew stem and root borer, Plocaederus ferrugenius L. (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
T.N. Raviprasad & P. Vasanthi
Pages: 227-232
Identification of variety-specific ISSR markers in small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton.)
Sherin Jose K. Mary Mathew Y.S. Ra, K.M. Kuruvilla & M.R. Sudarshan
Pages: 233-237
Trend analysis and forecasting coconut production in Assam
Sandip Shil, G.C. Acharya, S.C. Paul & Soumen Paul
Pages: 238-241
Bio-efficacy of pumpkin phloem lectin on red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Nietner) infesting tea
A. Kalaivani, P. Sathyapriya, S. Arvinth, R. Raj Kumar & P. Mohan kumar
Pages: 247-250
Heliconia stricta as intercrop in coconut - Impact of cropping system and nutrition on floral traits
K. Nihad, V. Krishnakumar & V.L. Sheela
Pages: 251-254
Management of purple root disease of Hevea brasiliensis seedlings in nursery
G.C. Mondal, H.K. Deka Sabu & P. Idicula
Pages: 255-257
New distributional record of red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) infesting arecanut in Assam, India
Himadri Rabha, Ranjana Chakrabarty & G.C. Acharya
Pages: 258-260
Effect of stage of harvest on the quality of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton)
S. Sreekrishna Bhat & M.R. Sudharshan
Pages: 261-263
Growth performance of the tea clone TRF-1 under Nilgiri conditions
B. Radhakrishnan, P. Muthukannan, N. Manigandan & R. Santhosh Kumar
Pages: 264-266
Impact of intercropping on root distribution in coconut under coastal sandy soil
R. Dhanapal, P. Subramanian, H.P. Maheswarappa & C.B. Harisha
Pages: 267-269
Performance of selected cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) clones under arecanut and coconut
S. Elain Apshara
Pages: 242-246
In-vitro studies on antagonistic potential of biocontrol agents against tea pathogens, Hypoxylon sp. and Pestalotiopsis sp.
R. Vidhya Pallavi, P. Nepolean, A. Balamurugan, N. Pradeepa, T. Kuberan, R. Jayanthi & R. Premkumar
Pages: 244-246