Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2013

Table of Contents


Hybrid Embryo Rescue: A Non-Conventional Breeding Strategy in Horticultural Crops
Leela Sahijram, Jaya R. Soneji, Anitha Naren, B. Madhusudhana Rao 1-20

Research Article

Studies on Genetic Diversity in Growth, Yield and Quality Traits in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)
Rajiv Saini, A. S. Sidhu, Daljeet Singh, Ajay Kumar 21-24
Studies on Floral Biology of Seven Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) Cultivars
P. K. Pathak, S. K. Dutta Ray, S. K. Mitra 25-29
Berry Weight, Quality and Cane Biochemistry Changes in Relation to Cane Thickness of Own-Rooted and Grafted 'Tas-A-Ganesh' Grape
R. G. Somkuwar, J. Satisha, S. D. Ramteke 30-34
Effect of Pre-Harvest Treatment on Yield, Maturity and Quality of Flame Seedless Grape (Vitis vinifera L.)
Mandeep Kaur, M. I. S. Gill, N. K. Arora 35-40
Effect of Growth Media on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth in Papaya (Carica papaya L.) Cv. Red Lady
R. L. Bhardwaj 41-46
Effect of Dormex on Bud-Break, Flowering and Yield in Kiwifruit Cv. Hayward in Mid-Hill Zone of Himachal Pradesh
Babita, Vishal S. Rana 47-50
Effects of Cucumis and Cucurbita Rootstocks on Vegetative Traits, Yield and Quality in 'Tainan No. 1' Cucumber
Hsiu-Fung Chao, Yung-Fu Yen 51-54
Effect of Applied Magnesium on Yield and Quality of Tomato in Alfisols of Karnataka
B. L. Kashinath, A. N. Ganesha Murthy, T. Senthivel, G. James Pitchai, A. T. Sadashiva 55-59
Influence of Various Sources and Levels of Fertilizer Applied through Fertigation on Hybrid Watermelon Grown in Rabi-Summer
M. Prabhakar, S. S. Hebbar, A. K. Nair 60-64
Standardization for Drying, Bleaching and Dyeing Processes in Dried Flowers
M. Jawaharlal, M. Visalakshi, S. Cintu, M. Ganga 65-69
Seed Quality Improvement in Okra through Specific Gravity Separation
H. S. Yogeesha, B. L. Kashinath, K. Bhanuprakash, L. B. Naik 70-73
Improvement in Quality of Wine by Blending White and Coloured Grapes
Veena Joshi, S. Amarender Reddy, Vinod Kumar, B. Srinivas Rao 74-81

Short Communication

Evidence for Molecular Evolutionary Conservedness of Small Heat-Shock Protein Sequence in Solanaceaeous Crops Using in silico Methods
M. K. Chandra Prakash, Reena Rosy Thomas, M. Krishna Reddy, Sukhada Mohandas 82-87
Improving Lemon [Citrus limon (L.) Burm.] Quality Using Growth Regulators
Savreet Sandhu 88-90
Germination and Growth of Rough Lemon (Citrus jambhiri Lush.) Seedlings under Protected Environment
Lakesh K. Sharma, H. S. Dhaliwal 91-94
Effect of Maturity and Storage Temperature on Shelf-Life and Quality of Banana Cv. Grand Naine
A. P. Gonge, N. L. Patel, T. R. Ahlawat, S. J. Patil 95-98
Effect of Age of Transplants on Fruit and Seed Yield of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)
Y. R. Shukla, Thuktan Chhopal, Rajender Sharma 99-102
Effect of Organic Cultivation of Capsicum annuum L. on Soil Microbial Properties under Open-Field and Shade-House Conditions
Vasant M. Ganiger, J. C. Mathad, M. B. Madalageri, N. S. Hebasur, G. Bhuvaneswari 103-106
Effect of Biostimulants on Yield and Quality in Tomato
T. Saraswathi, S. Praneetha 107-110
Studies on Genetic Variability in Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus Ex. Hooker F.)
Rajiv Kumar 111-113
Effect of Temperature and Period of Storage on Breaking Dormancy in Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus Hort.) Corms
Varun S. Amingad, T. Manjunatha Rao, R. Venugopalan, D. P. Kumar, M. V. Dhananjaya, K. Bhanuprakash 114-117
Evaluation of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Varieties for Rainfed Cultivation
L. Naram Naidu, K. Purushotham 118-120
Evaluation of Fungicides against Leaf Blotch of Turmeric Caused by Taphrina maculans Butler
S. Narasimha Rao, K. Ravinder Kumar 121-124