EFFECT OF DIFFERENT MEDIA ON THE GROWTH OF Hamelia patens PROPAGATING THROUGH CUTTING

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AMARA SAEED
NEELAM ARA
FARZANA BEGUM
MUHAMMAD ILYAS
NAGINA ZEB

Abstract

An experiment entitled “the effect of different media on the growth of Hamelia patens propagating through
cutting” was conducted at the Commercial Ornamental plant nursery, the University of Agriculture Peshawar
during 2009. In this experiment Complete Randomized Design (CRD) was used. Cutting were sown on July 2009
to medium size plastic bags containing three different types of media i.e. M1(mushroom + silt + garden soil), M2
(farm yard manure + silt + garden soil) and M3 (leaf mold + silt + garden soil). Data were recorded on number
of sprouted leaves, number of branches, length of branches, number of root per plant, root length, and percentage
of survival. The data revealed that media of farm yard manure + silt + garden soil gave the best result with
respect to number of sprouted leaves per plant (14.66), number of branches per plant (4.66), length of branches
per plant (25.16 cm), number of roots per plant (18.00). root length per plant (16.33 cm) and survival percentage
(100.00 %).While media of leaf mold + silt + garden soil gave the poorest or minimum value with regard to
number of sprouted leaves per plant (11.66), number of branches per plant (3.00), length of branches per plant
(23.7cm), number of roots per plant (17.03),root length per plant (12.3 cm) and survival percentage (97.7%). It
can be concluded that media of farm yard manure + silt + garden soil are best for Hamelia patens propagating
through cuttings.

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AMARA SAEED, NEELAM ARA, FARZANA BEGUM, MUHAMMAD ILYAS, & NAGINA ZEB. (2018). EFFECT OF DIFFERENT MEDIA ON THE GROWTH OF Hamelia patens PROPAGATING THROUGH CUTTING. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research, 4(2), 88-91. Retrieved from https://ijaaer.com/ojs/index.php/ijaaer/article/view/164
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Author Biographies

AMARA SAEED

Department of Horticulture, The University of Agriculture Peshawar

NEELAM ARA

Department of Horticulture, The University of Agriculture Peshawar

FARZANA BEGUM

Department of Horticulture, The University of Agriculture Peshawar

MUHAMMAD ILYAS

Department of Horticulture, The University of Agriculture Peshawar

NAGINA ZEB

Department of Horticulture, The University of Agriculture Peshawar