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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 7, July 2019 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Phenological Studies Of Curcuma Caesia Roxb. And Curcuma Aromatica Salisb. Of Zingiberaceae From Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam, India.

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AUTHOR(S)

Kalyan Das, L.R. Saikia.

 

KEYWORDS

Zingiberaceae, Phenology, Upper Brahmaputra Valley (UBV) Zone, Jorhat.

 

ABSTRACT

Phenology is the study of relationship between climatic factors and periodic events of the life cycle of living beings. Plant Phenological study provides all valuable information about the pattern of vegetative growth and development of plants. Thus, it provides valuable information for setting priorities for the conservation of threatened species by the means of domestication and cultivation. In order to study the phonological details of two important Zingiberaceae medicinal plants viz. Curcuma caesia Roxb. and C. aromatica Salisb. a field experiment was laid out at the Botanical garden of J.B. College (Autonomous), Jorhat, Assam. by maintaining the collected plant materials i.e. rhizomes of both the species from different areas of Upper Brahmaputra Valley (UBV) zone of Assam. Initiation of shoot from rhizome, leaf measurement, inflorescence development, no of flowers, flowering period, longevity of flowers, fruit formation etc were recorded for both the plants. Plant height, leaf number etc were recorded from 60, 100, 140 and 180 days after planting.

 

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