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Authors: Parmar, Umesh Kumar Manubhai
Advisor: Desai, B. S
Title: Seed source variation in Medicinal Tree - Asadi. achta indica A. Juss. (Neem)
Publisher: Department of Forestry ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry , Navsari Agriculture University
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Pages: 101
Agrotags: null
Keywords: Forestry ; Medical And Aromatic Plants
Abstract: The present studies on "Seed source variation • In Medicinal Tree - Azadirachta indica A. Juss. (Neem)" was carried out from July 2012 to January 2013 at Model Nursery of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat. (South Gujarat Heavy Rainfall Zone - AES III). The investigation incl uded ten treatments in Complete Randomized Design (CRD). Seeds from different geographical locations of Gujarat were collected personally from Dahod, Rajpipla, Netrang, Vyara, Junagadh, Amreli, Palanpur, Modasa, Kheda and Navsari regions. Out of the total 10 localities selected 02 (Dahod and Kheda) falls in Central Gujarat, 04 (Vyara, Rajpipla, Netrang and Navsari) falls in South Gujarat, 02 belongs to Saurashtra region of Gujarat (Amreli 'and Junagadh) and 02 localities (Palanpur and Modasa) are in North Gujarat regions. All these ten localities selected exhibits considerable variations in the climatic, topographical and edaphic factors . All the ten localities are assigned a separate treatment as gi ven below T1 - Modasa; T2 - Dahod; T) - Amreli; T. - lunagadh; T5 - Vyara; T 6 - Rajpipla; T 1 - Netrang; T H - Kheda; T 9 - Navsari and T 10 - Palanpur respectively. In all, 10 seed sources were sown with three replications and the sowing media comprised of 2: I: I (Soil: Sand: FYM). The analysis of Azadirachtin and Nimbidin content in seeds was carried out using the method given by Harborne (1983) and Daniel (1992). The Azadirachta indica (Neem) seeds were sown in the polythene bags filled with soil, sand and press mud in the month of July 2012. One seed was sown in each polythene bag of 20 X 30 cm (200 gauges) size. The plants were regularly watered with a rose can. After sowing, following observations were . recorded for finding out variation in Neem seeds collected from 10 different localities.
Subject: Forestry
Theme: M.Sc. Thesis
These Type: M.Sc
Issue Date: 2013-07
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