Volume : IV, Issue : V, May - 2014

Phenology and Floral Morphology of Dipterocarpus Indicus From Western Ghats of Karnataka

Shivaprasad D. , Prasanna Kumar C. N. , Dr. R. K. Somashekar, Dr. B. C. Nagaraja

Abstract :

 Phenology and floral biology of an endangered species, Dipterocarpus indicus Bedd. was studied in relation to leaf sprouting, flowering and anthesis, fruit setting, development and retention besides leaf and fruit drop during three successive years along with its floral morphology and morphometry. The emergence of new leaves started during the last week of November 2012 and maturation started along with the fall of stipule during last week of December, also similar observations were recorded during 2013. Floral initiation was started during November last week in 2011, whereas in 2013 flower initiation was observed during December and in 2012 there was no flowering at all. Fruit initiation started from the last week of January, continued till Feuary and maturation of fruits started during March in 2011. 

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Shivaprasad D., Prasanna Kumar C. N., Dr. R. K. Somashekar, Dr. B. C. Nagaraja Phenology and Floral Morphology of Dipterocarpus Indicus From Western Ghats of Karnataka Indian Journal of Applied Research, Volume.4, Issue.5, May-2014


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