Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2015)
Multiplication and Ex-situ conservation of a red listed medicinal plant Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari in Herbal garden
Author(s): DK Patel
Abstract: Day by day due to overexploitation and by other several reasons like introduction of new species, Urbanization, Industrializations etc plants are facing problem for their existence in their natural habitat. In this scenario conservation become an urgent need for its protection as well as for proper multiplication in certain ecological areas. Current study is a record for the propagation of Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari plant following their vegetative mode using stem cuttings. The plant is showing its efficiency in term of stem cutting propagation. Selected stem cuttings based on its maturation and of good health were oblique cut was done which perform better for its rapid multiplication. Above strategy was done in fifty poly bags filled with suitable soil, sand and manure mixture equally. Each one stem cutting was applied to develop in to new plant in poly bags separately. Experiment setup and other related records were discussed furthermore.