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Standardization of media mixture for hardening of in vitro plantlets of Dendrobium cv. Sonia-17

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v35i1.9319    | Article Id: D-4307 | Page : 78-80
Citation :- Standardization of media mixture for hardening of in vitro plantletsof Dendrobium cv. Sonia-17 .Agricultural Science Digest.2016.(36):78-80

S. Muna, S. Beura and S.K. Patra*

sailendri_patra@yahoo.co.in
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Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, College of Agriculture, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar-751 003, India.

Submitted Date : 3-09-2015
Accepted Date : 14-01-2016

Abstract

Experiment was carried out to standardize media mixture for hardening of in vitro plantlets of Dendrobium hybrid Sonia-17 during the year 2013-2014. The results revealed that three pieces coconut husk tied with the ex-agar plantlets and planted in portray containing cocopeat significantly enhanced the formation of new leaves/plantlet (5.3), number of roots/plantlets (7.5), length of the root (2.5cm) and percentage of survival (96.67%) of the plantlets.

Keywords

Ex-agar Hardening Orchid Portray Survival.

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