Propagation Method of Caesalpinia Sappan (Sappan Wood)

Caesalpinia Sappan is a small thorny tree found throughout India. Caesalpinia Sappan is a hardy tree. It is found growing in wide range of climate. Sappan grows best in tropical and sub tropical regions with dry and hot climate. Cultivation Method of Caesalpinia Sappan The seeds should be treated with concentrated sulphuric acid for 6 minutes followed by soaking in GA? at 300 ppm and should be planted in poly bags. The seedlings are raised during April, May months. The plants are planted to the main field after 75 to 90 days. Space between each plant should be 4 meters. They are filed with top soil, dry cow dung and sand. During the dry season the crop is irrigated bi-weekly. Continue reading

Glycyrrhiza Glabra

English Name: Sweet root or liquorice Hindi Name: Mithilakdi or Mulathee or kubas-Susa Marathi Name: Jashtimadh Tamil Name: Ati maduram Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Magnoliopsida Order: Fabales Family: Fabaceae Subfamily: Faboideae Tribe: Galegeae Genus: Glycyrrhiza Species: G. glabra  

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Propagation Method of Psoralea Corylifolia

 Family Name: Papilionaceae  English Name: Babchi Seeds  Hindi name: Babchi, Bhacaj  Bengali: Latakasturi Bavachi Telugu Name: Bavanchalu Tamil Name: Karpokarish       Psoralea Corylifolia is a common herbaceous weed is found in Bengal, Maharashtra and all over the plains of India. Seeds which have an agreeable aromatic order and pungent smell. Psoralea Corylifolia is propagated through seeds. Seeds should be treated with one percent of sulfuric acid for 1 hour, and then the seeds should be repeatedly washed in water before the seed is sown. The land should be ploughed throughout before the onset of monsoon. The seeds are planted at a distance of 50 to 60 cm apart. The field is kept free from weeds by regular weeding. To control the insect and pest, spray the crop with 1% roger twice in a month. The crop takes about 8 to 9 months to reach maturity. When the crop reaches at ripe stage, single seeded fruit turns brownish to black and emits a mild odour. An average yield of 1000Kg of dry seeds per acre can be obtained. For 1 acre of land 3kg of Psoralea Corylifolia seeds are required. Continue reading

Propagation Technique of Aralia Elegantissima

Aralia Elegantissima also called Araliaceae is an evergreen ornamental shrub. It grows to 1.8 to 2.4m in height with erect stem. Aralia Elegantissima tolerates 6.0 pH to 7.5 pH. These plants are excellent for a cool shady climate and can be kept in indoors. Propagation of Aralia Elegantissima (Araliaceae) Seeds treated with sulphuric acid for 30 to 40 minutes are used for propagation. Use liquid manure of cow dung when the plants are kept in outdoor. Liquid manure of Cow Dung Take fresh cow dung approximately 100 gm. The same is put into muslin bag and tied. Muslin bag is then suspended in a bucket containing 1 litre of water and allowed to ferment for 2 to 3 days (the same should not be stored for a prolonged period more than 3 days). A dark coloured liquid results from the water soluble part of the dung. The concentrated suspension is further diluted with water to get a very light tea coloured solution. That is it. Continue reading

Propagation technique of some shrubs and trees

Common Name Propagation Technique Acalypha Cuttings, Seeds Agastya Seeds Akash neem Seeds, Cuttings Allamanda Cuttings, layering Aphelandra Cuttings Aralia Cuttings Araucaria Cuttings, air-layers Arjun Seeds Ashok Seeds Austraian Acacia Seeds Azalia Cuttings Bakul Seeds Baringtonia Seeds Barleria Cuttings Beloperone Cuttings

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Propagation of some Important home plants

Common Name Plant Part used for Propagation Achimenes Seeds, tuberous root Aglaonema Shoot-tip cuttings, seeds and cane pieces Alocasia Rhizomes, Seeds Amaryllis Seeds, bulbs Amazon Lily Bulbs Anthurium Seeds Arabian Coffee Seeds Aralia Shoot-tip cuttings, air-layers Arisaema (cobra lily) Tubers

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