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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Oct 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 4 | Pages : 187-190

Rooting ability of Rubia cordifolia L. – a potential therapeutic plant species
in the western ghats, Nilgiri biosphere reserve, India

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A preliminary evaluation of the rooting ability of stem cuttings of the medicinal plant, R. cordifolia treated with various
concentrations and combinations of auxins (IBA and NAA) revealed that stem cuttings treated with IBA and NAA at 2000
ppm each exhibited higher per cent (73) of adventitious root formation with the high number of roots per cutting (24.82/
cutting).

Keywords: medicinal plant, rooting ability, Rubia cordifolia, stem cutting, vegetative propagation

Citation: *, ( 2015), Rooting ability of Rubia cordifolia L. – a potential therapeutic plant species
in the western ghats, Nilgiri biosphere reserve, India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 2(4): 187-190

Received: 2016-05-10 06:29:00; Accepted: 2016-05-10 06:29:36;
Published: 10/05/2016

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