The Influence of Different Media on Rooting of Litchi Plant through Air Layering

Muhammad Ali


The investigations were carried   out   in   Jabban   Dargai, Malakand   Agency in collaboration with Department of Agriculture Extension during 2010. “An effect of different media on rooting of litchi plant through air layering” were studied & the data were collected on number of   roots plant-1, number of shoots plant-1, number of leaves plant-1, root weight   plant-1 & percent plant survival. One-year-old erect, vigor & healthy pencil thickness branches of litchi were selected for practices of air layering using different media i.e. silt, (silt + sawdust), & sawdust in month of July. The maximum root weight plant-1, shoot numbers plant-1, roots numbers plant-1, leaves number plant-1 & percent plant survival was noted in case of silt use as a medium and the minimum root weight plant-1, shoot number plant-1, root number plant-1, leaves number plant-1 and percent plant survival was noted in case of sawdust using as a medium.

Keywords: Different Media, Air Layering in Litchi, Silt

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