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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 1638-1642

Effect of Sucrose Concentration on Shoot Proliferation of Papaya (Carica papaya L.)
Neeharika Kanth*, Anil K. Singh and M.M. Syamal
Department of Horticulture, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, (U.P.), India
*Corresponding author

An experiment was conducted to study the effect of sucrose concentration in MS basal media on shoot proliferation of papaya using shoot tip and axillary bud as explant. The experiment was conducted in Completely Randomized Design with eleven treatments and three replications. The aim of the experiment was to study the effect of media sucrose concentration on shoot proliferation while using shoot tip and axillary bud as explant. The different parameters taken for study were number of shoots per explant, length of shoot (cm) and culture response (%). Maximum number of shoots, maximum shoot length, maximum culture response (%) was observed in media having 30g/l sucrose while culturing both the explants. Minimum number of shoots per explants, minimum shoot length, minimum culture response was noticed in media with 10 g/l sucrose in both shoot tip and axillary bud explants. The different parameters under study exhibited an increasing trend when the sucrose concentration increased from 10g/l to 30g/l but showed a decreasing trend in parameters under study when sucrose concentration was increased further. The most suitable sucrose concentration for shoot proliferation was found to be 30g/l.

Keywords: Sucrose, Shoot tip, Axillary bud, Shoot proliferation, Culture response.

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Neeharika Kanth, Anil K. Singh and Syamal, M.M. 2017. Effect of Sucrose Concentration on Shoot Proliferation of Papaya (Carica papaya L.).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 1638-1642. doi:
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