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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

Evaluation of the fruit characteristics of some accession of palmyrah palm grown in Bhagalpur district of Bihar

Author(s):

Ankita Aman, Samik Sengupta, Muneshwar Prasad, Suparna Sinha and Shweta Kumari

Abstract:
Borassus flabellifer L. belongs to family Arecaceae and commonly known as Palmyrah palm. It has great economic potential and every part of the palm is useful in one way or the other. The fruits, fruit sap, young tuberous seedlings of palmyrah palm are used as food and leaves, trunk, roots are used for making different non edible products. It is easily grown without much care and can be spotted growing in wild, in agricultural fields and sporadically even on wastelands as stray plantation. Few published data is available on the fruit characteristics of Palmyrah palm. The result of this research may be used to develop an index for the breeding programmes in future.

Pages: 459-461  |  599 Views  83 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Ankita Aman, Samik Sengupta, Muneshwar Prasad, Suparna Sinha and Shweta Kumari. Evaluation of the fruit characteristics of some accession of palmyrah palm grown in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):459-461.