Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An Internationl Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

E-ISSN: 2349-1183 P-ISSN: 2349-9265
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2017, VOLUME 4 ISSUE 1Pages: 07-12

Citrus varieties of Kokrajhar District, BTAD, Assam: Its propagation and cultivation prospect

Mohesh Gogoi* and Miniswrang Basumatary
Department of Botany, Biotech Hub, Science College, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam
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Abstract:
Citrus spp. grows in different localities of Kokrajhar district (BTAD), Assam and this place is a natural home to many varieties of the said fruit. Even though a favorable agro-climatic condition for citrus growth prevails in the region the production is not sufficient. Using inappropriate rootstock as well as the seedling is cultivation bottleneck that has been learned from the orchardists. The studies revealed that right type of seedling produced by using standardized nursery technique ensure healthy growth and optimum production. This paper deals with distribution of the different citrus varieties that grow in wild, semi-wild and cultivated forms in Kokrajhar district and usefulness of different vegetative propagation technique along with seed germination.
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