Studies of the effect of growth promoting hormones on rooting of cutting in Caralluma (Caralluma sarkariae) Lavranos & Frandsen

  • GG Kannan
  • K Rajamani
  • L Nalina
  • D Uma

Abstract

Caralluma sarkariae is a succulent herb belongs to the family of Apocyanaceae. The population of Caralluma sarkariaeis found growing in a secluded area at Nagamalai hills of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The crop with its immense medicinal value such as anti-obesity and anti-diabetic properties need to be explored and promoted in non-traditional areas. Hence the experiment was taken up to study the effect of growth regulators on rooting of cuttings in Caralluma sarkariae. The results revealed that, the use of growth regulators greatly influenced on growth parameters particularly shoot and root length, when side shoots were treated with IBA 200 ppm.

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Published
2019-08-07
How to Cite
KANNAN, GG et al. Studies of the effect of growth promoting hormones on rooting of cutting in Caralluma (Caralluma sarkariae) Lavranos & Frandsen. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology, [S.l.], v. 8, p. 46-51, aug. 2019. ISSN 2456-9410. Available at: <http://journals.saaer.org.in/index.php/jae/article/view/225>. Date accessed: 18 nov. 2019.
Keywords
Caralluma sarkariae, IAA, IBA, anti-obesity, kallimudaiyan