Journal of Plantation Crops

Vol. 45 No.3, December – 2017

CONTENTS

Research Articles

Strategic framework for the development of coconut sector in the Kingdom of Tonga
Jayasekhar Somasekharan, Tevita Lautaha, Edgar Cocker, Ilaisaane Olivia Tuitupou & Maile Tahafitu Faasee
Pages: 147-154
Comparison of biology of tea mosquito bug, Helopeltis bradyi Waterhouse (Hemiptera: Miridae) on different phonological stages of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.)
M. Alagar & S. Keshava Bhat
Pages: 155-161
Effect of increasing levels of soil copper on growth of young rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plants
P. Prasannakumari and M.D. Jessy
Pages: 173-179
Screening of native entomopathogenic nematodes against semi-looper (Synegia sp.) infesting black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)
Rashid Pervez, S.J. Eapen & Rajkumar
Pages: 180-189
Synchronous fruit splitting in nutmeg using plant growth regulators
K.S. Krishnamurthy, J. Rema & M. Anandaraj
Pages: 190-196

Short Scientific Reports

An improved device for coconut embryo extraction
K. Devakumar, M. Neema, V. Aparna, Krishna Prakash, K. P. Gangaraj & Anitha Karun
Pages: 197-199
Coumarin, essential oil and total phenol levels in bark and leaves of Cinnamomum species
K. Shimna, K.S. Krishnamurthy & A. Shamina
Pages: 200-205
Influence of machine generated potting mixture in the growth of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) cuttings and nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) seedlings in nursery
C.K. Thankamani, M. Muthamil Selvan, S.J.K. Annamalai1 & E. Jayashree
Pages: 206-209