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Growth parameters of acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) cv. Kuliana lime

DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-4836    | Article Id: D-4836 | Page : 297-300
Citation :- Growth parameters of acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) cv. Kuliana lime.Agricultural Science Digest.2018.(38):297-300
Subhrajyoti Mishra and Dilip Kumar Dash subhrajyoti.ss235@gmail.com
Address : Department of Fruit Science and Horticulture Technology, College of Agriculture, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar-751 003, Odisha, India.
Submitted Date : 16-10-2018
Accepted Date : 13-12-2018

Abstract

An experiment was carried out to identify the effect of season on various leaf parameters of Kuliana lime during 2016-17 at Horticultural Research Station, Department of Fruit Science and Horticulture Technology, O.U.A.T., Bhubaneswar. The rainy season recorded the maximum leaf fresh weight (0.39 g), leaf dry weight (0.18 g), leaf area (16.19 cm2) whereas  spring season have greater production of chlorophyll-a (1.19 mg per g of FW), chlorophyll-b (0.61 mg per g of FW) and total chlorophyll (1.81 mg per g of FW). Rainy season flush showed the maximum leaf area, leaf fresh weight and dry weight, due to the better availability of soil moisture and high relative humidity of atmosphere resulting in low transpiration losses which perhaps favoured the better leaf growth. Though spring season have the most favourable climatic condition but carbohydrate in spring flush leaves were might utilized mainly to support reproductive growth hence there was reduction in the dry weight of leaves.

Keywords

Acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) Chlorophyll content Dry weight of leaf Fresh weight of leaf Kuliana lime Leaf area Leaf characteristics Photosynthate production.

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