Journal of Horticulture

Journal of Horticulture
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ISSN: 2376-0354


Oyedokun Victor O

  • Research Article
    Effect of Media and Growth Hormones on the Rooting of Queen of Philippines (Mussaenda philippica)
    Author(s): Okunlola A Ibironke and Oyedokun Victor OOkunlola A Ibironke and Oyedokun Victor O

    Effects of growth media and rooting hormone on the rooting of Queen of Philippines (Mussaenda philippica) were investigated June to September 2015. One hundred and twenty-six trinodal cuttings were obtained from healthy growing stock. The cuttings were treated with IBA, 1-Naphthalene acetic acid, 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic amine, and alternatives; Honey, Coconut water, planted in seven growth media: Topsoil, Wheat offal, River sand, Topsoil + Wheat offal, Topsoil + River sand, Wheat offal + River sand, and Topsoil + River sand + Wheat offal in a Complete Randomized Design with three replicates. Cuttings were assessed for the number of days to bud break, number of leaves, numbers of branches, number of roots, length of root, and root weight. Data collected were subjected to analysis of variance ANOVA and means were separated using Duncan multiple range tests at (P < 0.05). IBA and NA.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0354.1000173

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