Effect of IBA, NAA and their Combination on Rooting and Biochemical Parameters of Stem Cuttings in Barbados Cherry
An investigation was to assess the influence of growth regulators IBA, NAA and their combination on rooting and biochemical parameters of stem cuttings in Barbados cherry. It was observed that, the least number of days (21.33) taken for root initiation, maximum percentage of rooting (80.00) was observed in cutting treated with IBA 5000 ppm followed by IBA 4500 ppm over other treatments. Significantly highest Chlorophyll-a (1.26), Chlorophyll –b (0.55) and total chlorophyll content (1.82 mg/g of fresh weight) of leaves and C : N ratio (8.74) was observed in cuttings treated with IBA 5000 ppm followed by IBA 4500 ppm over all other treatments.
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