Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2016

Table of Contents

Focus

Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Biosynthesis and Regulation of Carotenoids in Plants
P. Shilpa, K. V. Ravishankar, K. S. Shivashankara, A. T. Sadashiva, N. Sunil Kumar 91-103

Research Article

PGPR in Managing Root Rot Disease and Enhancing Growth in Mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco.) Seedlings
B. N. Chakraborty, S. Allay, A. P. Chakraborty, U. Chakraborty 104-115
A Rapid Protocol for Somatic Embryogenesis Mediated Regeneration in Banana (Musa Spp.) Cv. Nendran
R. S. Lekshmi, K. B. Soni, Swapna Alex, Deepa S. Nair, Lekha Sreekantan, B. R. Reghunath 116-123
G × E Interaction and Heterosis in Elite Tomato Hybrids for Growth, Earliness and Fruit Parameters in Diverse Agro-Climatic Zones of Punjab
Naveen Garg, S. K. Jindal, M. S. Dhaliwal, D. S. Cheema 124-130
Effect of Cane Regulation and GA3 Spray on Berry Thinning in 'Thompson Seedless' Grape (Vitis vinifera L.)
S. D. Shikhamany, Swapnil V. Borade, Sanjay K. Jeughale, Suryakant Y. Patil 131-142
Standardization of an in Vitro Regeneration Protocol in Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus Ex. Hooker F.)
Koushik Dutta, Subhendu S. Gantait 143-150
Growth and Yield Performance of Hybrid Hot Pepper, Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) as Influenced by Fertigation and Polyethylene Mulching
G. Chandramohan Reddy, S. S. Hebbar, A. K. Nair, H. B. Raghupathy, A. P. Mallikarjuna Gowda, K. Umesha 151-155
Effect of Growth Regulators on Rooting of Cuttings in Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) Cv. 'Bhagwa'
Y. Ahmad Seiar 156-160
Evaluation of Lilium Hybrids (Lilium x hybrida) for Growth, Flowering and Bulb Attributes in the Hilly Regions of Uttarakhand
Narendra Singh Bhandari, Ranjan Srivastava, Versha Goshwami 161-165
Effect of Calcium, Boron and Sorbitol on Fruit-Set, Yield and Quality in Mango Cv. Himsagar
H. D. Talang, P. Dutta, C. Mukhim, S. Patil 166-169
Marker-Trait Association for Fruit Characters in Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Cultivars
B. Padmakar, M. R. Dinesh, K. V. Ravishankar 170-178

Short Communication

Cross-Infectivity of Ralstonia solanacearum from Marigold Grown in Andaman Islands
K. Sakthivel, V. Baskaran, K. Abirami, K. Manigundan, R. K. Gautam 179-181
Effect of Different Packages on Quality and Extension of Shelf-Life in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L. Mill.)
S. Bhuvaneswari, T. H. Singh, A. T. Sadhashiva 182-185