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The rooting ability in kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) cuttings is very low and can be enhanced to a sufficient extent by treating cuttings with rhizogenic hormones. The present experiment was designed with the objectives to find the optimal concentration of IBA for better rooting and survival rate ...

Author(s)
Noorullah Khan; Hamid, F. S.; Fayaz Ahmad; Khan, S. A.; Imtiaz Ahmed; Khan, M. A.; Shamsul Islam; Abdul Waheed; Shah, B. H.; Hussain Shah
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 1, pp 63-71

Use of osmoprotectants is a possible strategy for plants to survive under adverse environmental conditions. The current study emphasizes the ameliorative role of trehalose, in mitigating the detrimental effects of salt stress, in cotton plants. Three concentrations of trehalose (0, 5 and 50 mM)...

Author(s)
Shahzad, A. N.; Qureshi, M. K.; Samee Ullah; Muhammad Latif; Shakeel Ahmad; Bukhari, S. A. H.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 270-279

Physical attributes of seed play a prime role in seedling establishment. Present study was conducted to investigate genotypic variability and correlations among upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) cultivars for some physical (seed weight, seed surface area and seed density) and biochemical (seed oil ...

Author(s)
Muhammad Iqbal; Sami-Ul-Allah; Muhammad Naeem; Muhammad Ijaz; Ahmad, M. Q.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 337-343

In the recent past much of the stress has been given to the tree allometrics, above and below ground biomass and carbon sequestration databases to support the verification and development of greenhouse gas inventories under land use, land use change forestry (LULUCF). In this regard, empirical data ...

Author(s)
Abdul Raqeeb; Nizami, S. M.; Aamir Saleem; Lubna Ansari; Saeed Gulzar; Basit Ali; Masooma Saleem
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 3, pp 498-507

Seed deterioration behavior during storage of carrot seeds was assessed by subjecting them to controlled-ageing for different temperatures and incubation time during 2016 at Seed Preservation Laboratory, Bio-resources Conservation Institute, NARC, Islamabad. Forced seed ageing was carried out at...

Author(s)
Uzma Arif; Siddiqui, S. U.; Khan, M. F.; Muhammad Arshad; Jatoi, S. A.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 3, pp 576-584

Micropropagation is a phenomenal technique to serve rapid multiplication of vegetatively propagated plants through in vitro culture. This study was conducted to establish the optimal concentrations of plant growth regulators and sucrose for micropropagation of sugarcane. Sugarcane is cultivated...

Author(s)
Amna Qazi; Nizamani, G. S.; Khan, M. T.; Shafquat Yasmeen; Baloch, S. K.; Muharram Ali; Khan, I. A.; Sagheer Ahmad; Nizamani, M. R.; Siddiqui, M. A.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 1, pp 180-191

Rosa centifolia is one of the most economically important floriculture crops that is grown and used for oil extract which has various applications in pharmaceutical industries. It is commercially propagated through cuttings, but low rooting percentage has always been a problem since rose species...

Author(s)
Jaskani, G. A. M. J.; Yasar Sajjad; Ahsan Akram; Amjad Farooq; Ghulam Rasool
Publisher
Crop Science Society of the Philippines, College, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Crop Science, 2018, 43, 2, pp 63-70

Present investigations were carried out with a view to optimize an in-vitro culture protocol for propagation of an endangered medicinal plant Neurada procumbens L. from Cholistan desert in Pakistan. Nodal segments from healthy grown plants were used as explants and cultured on standard Murashige...

Author(s)
Sumaira Zareen; Zahra, S. S.; Ayeza Mehmood; Muhammad Asadullah; Aish Muhammad
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 31, 1, pp 1-6

15N-labeled tryptophan was used to trace the synthesis of indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) by plant growth promoting Klebsiella sp. (PGPB1). Preliminary thin layer chromatography analysis of crude extracts showed that IAA was produced from labeled tryptophan. This is further supported by high pressure...

Author(s)
Alvarez, P. L. J.; Merca, F. E.; Fernando, L. M.; Rallos, R. V.; Mendoza, C. O.
Publisher
Crop Science Society of the Philippines, College, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Crop Science, 2019, 44, 3, pp 1-9

The asparagus plants known as Ka-nyut in Myanmar are commercially cultivated in many places of central lowlands and eastern mountainous regions. This experiment was carried out to observe the effects of different explants on in vitro shoot induction, to verify the optimum concentrations of...

Author(s)
Maung Maung; Khin Thida Myint; Moe Kyaw Thu
Publisher
Yezin Agricultural University, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 6, 1, pp 109-115

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