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Controlled environment system and method for rapid propagation of saba banana (Musa balbisiana) plantlets

By: Jimson S. Ramirez

Key Words: Growth enhancer, Humidifier, Misting system, Macropropagation, Banana, Benzyl amino purine, Napthalene acetic acid

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 16(1), 37-41, January 2020.

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Abstract

Conventional propagation practices of banana challenge the production of disease-free planting materials. This study evaluates the use of misting system and different plant growth enhancers, Benzyl Amino Purine at 2mg/l and Napthalene Acetic Acid at 0.93g/L, on plantlet development of Saba banana (Musa balbisiana) macropropagated under glasshouse conditions. A total of 36 corms are equally distributed in three propagators. Four growth parameters are observed and analysed using factorial in Completely Randomized Design in first generation plantlets (GP1) and second generation plantlets (GP2). Results show that the use of misting system significantly increased (p<0.01) all the growth parameters tested during the first and second cycles. The growth enhancers significantly shortened the number of days to emergence (p<0.01), (GP1, GP2) and increased the number of shoots emerged (p<0.01) (GP1, GP2), shoot collar diameter (p<0.01) (GP1) (p<0.05) (GP2), and total leaf area (p<0.05) (GP1) (p<0.01) (GP2). The interaction of the two factors has significantly shortened the number of days to emergence (P ≤ 0.05), produced the most number of shoots (P ≤ 0.01) and the largest total leaf area (P ≤ 0.05) in GP2. The findings suggest that the combined use of misting system and plant growth enhancers accelerates the growth of macropropagated Saba banana.

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Controlled environment system and method for rapid propagation of saba banana (Musa balbisiana) plantlets

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Jimson S. Ramirez.
Controlled environment system and method for rapid propagation of saba banana (Musa balbisiana) plantlets.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 16(1), 37-41, January 2020.
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