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ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1241

III International Symposium on Underutilized Plant Species

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Conveners   C. Ravindran, J. Rajangam, K. Manonmani, A. Kalaiselvan 
Editors   C. Ravindran, S.K. Malik, D. Avanzato, L. Pugalendhi 
5 June 2019 
ISBN   978-94-62612-38-9 
ISSN   0567-7572 (print)   2406-6168 (electronic) 
Number of articles   105 
Place   Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India 
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Food Plants International database of edible plants of the world, a free resource for all (B. French)
Seed purpose watermelon - an underutilized potential oilseed crop for livelihood security in Indian arid zone (H.R. Mahla, S.S. Rathore, K. Venkatesan, B.K. Mathur)
Underutilized, yet potential medicinal plants of Western Ghats (A.P. Mallikarjuna Gowda, T.N. Ranjini, S.K. Peethambar, Y.S. Praneeth)
Kokum - an underexploited fruit boon for Karnataka (A.A. Sharath, K. Hipparagi, K. Das, D. Roy, P. Avani, H. Kumbar)
Alocasia: a promising food crop for next generation (B.R. Jana)
Chironji: a golden nut fruit of Indian tribes (P. Avani, F.K. Bauri, S.K. Sarkar)
Scope of minor fruit production in India (A. Roy, F.K. Bauri)
Spondias - an underutilized potential fruit crop of West Bengal (K. Das, D. Roy, P. Nandi, S. Kundu, P. Dutta)
A review on an underutilised multipurpose legume: rice bean (R.K. Asha, A.V.V. Koundinya, A. Das, S.B. Chattopadhyay)
Chalta (Dillenia indica Linn.): an untouched fruit crop (R. Surendranath, R. Nashipudi, K. Harita)
Potential vegetable crops - need for exploration and conservation for nutritional security for rural livelihoods (A. Palanisamy, D. Kannan, M. Kavitha, C. Ravindran, J. Rajangam)
Propagation of underutilized tropical fruit crops – a review (S. Suguna Krishnan, A.V.D. Dorajee Rao)
Coriander crop status in India - a statistical analysis (K. Prabakaran, C. Ravindran, U. Arulanandu, M. Kavitha)
Economics of medicinal coleus (Plectranthus forskohlii Willd.) (S.S. Saraswati, A.B. Mastiholi, A.K. Vandana, H.T. Sakhubai)
Passion fruit - a healthy fresh fruit (M. Abraham, S. Paulose, D. Thomas)
Diversity, distribution, collection and conservation of amaranth germplasm from Andhra Pradesh (L. Vincent, N. Sivaraj, P.L. Anushma, S. Ganeshan, P.E. Rajasekharan)
Jasminum nitidum - a potential unexploited jasmine species (M. Ganga, P. Ranchana, S. Ganesh, M. Kannan)
Genetic variability in the foxtail millet (Setaria italica) germplasm as determined by nutritional traits (S.M. Brunda, M.Y. Kamatar, K.L. Naveenkumar, R. Hundekar)
Diversity of underutilized vegetable crops in Tripura (T. Bhattacharjee, D. Sen, T.K.S. Irenaeus, S.P. Das, A. Chakraborty)
Ethnobotanical survey and documentation of wild edible plants used by the tribals of Tripura, northeastern India (A. Chakraborty, D. Nath, S. Biswas, S. Shil, D. Dey)
Genetic diversity of zombi pea (Vigna vexillata) assessed by microsatellite markers (P. Somta, S. Dachapak, T. Yimram, P. Srinives, S. Poonchaivilaisak)
Genetic diversity in Plumbago zeylanica (L.) (L. Nalina, K. Shanthanu, G. Saraswathy, M. Suganthy, B. Meena, K. Rajamani)
Utilization of biotechnological approaches for germplasm conservation and sustainable use of underutilized fruit species in India (R. Debbarma, S. Diengngan, R. Kambale)
Genetic analysis of ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi L.) (P. Subramaniyan, L. Jeeva Jothi, K. Sundharaiya, N. Shoba, S. Murugesan, A. Palanisamy)
Physico-chemical characterization of Indian olive (Elaeocarpus floribundus) grown in Terai Region of West Bengal (A. Ghosh, K. Dey, A.N. Dey, P. Dutta)
Genetic divergence in landraces of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch. ex. Poir.) (K. Sundharaiya, J. Rajangam, V. Suresh, P. Subramaniyan, G. Sathish)
Genetic correlation and path coefficient analysis in pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch. ex Poir.) (K. Sundharaiya, G. Sathish, V. Rajamanickam, V. Suresh, P. Subramaniyan)
Medicinal value of Garcinia - biochemical evidence (U. Parthsarathy, O.P. Nandakishore)
Evaluation of Heliconia genotypes for genetic, yield and quality parameters (M. Kannan, M. Jawaharlal, P. Ranchana)
Challenges facing genetically improving underutilised crops: progress in bambara groundnut (A.B. Feldman, S. Mayes, P. Kendabie, H.W. Kuan, R.A. Halimi, F. Massawe, S. Azam-Ali)
Correlation and path co-efficient analysis in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus Linn.) genotypes (B. Chandramouli, M. Paratpara Rao, D. Shrihari, A.V.D. Dorajee Rao)
Desirable cross combinations based on cluster analysis among okra (Abelmoschus esculentus Linn.) genotypes (B. Chandramouli, A.V.D. Dorajee Rao, D. Shrihari, M. Paratpara Rao)
Phenology, floral sexuality and breeding system in rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) (S. Veliyil George)
Prospects of nanotechnology for crop improvement and production (S. Diengngan)
Beyond food and nutritional security: biotechnological interventions for unlocking the genetic potentials of underutilized and underexploited fruit crops (N. Manikanda Boopathi)
Genetics of quantitative traits in barnyard millet (Echinochloa frumentacea (Roxb.) Link) ' an underutilized crop (R. Sangeetha Vishnuprabha, C. Vanniarajan)
Physiological and ultrastructural changes associated with petal abscission in 'Edouard' rose (Rosa bourboniana Desp.) and 'Red' rose (Rosa centifolia L.) (S.P. Thamaraiselvi, J.F. Kennedy, M. Ganga, K. Anitha)
Genetic variability in black gram (Vigna munga (L.) Hepper) (K. Veni, E. Murugan, T. Radhamani)
Analysis of genotypic and phenotypic variance in castor genotypes (Ricinus communis L.) (T. Radhamani, R. Ushakumari, M.L. Mini, K. Veni)
Identification of molecular markers associated with sex in kartoli (Momordica dioica Roxb.) (S.S. Mohite, N.S. Kute, Y.G. Ban)
Performance evaluation of lisianthus [Eustoma grandiflorum (Raf.) Shinn.] cultivars as an emerging cut flower under Nilgiri conditions (K. Anitha, N. Selvaraj, V. Jegadeeswari, M. Sharathkumar)
Sexual reproduction in Garcinia indica with special reference to various floral types, pollen structure, pollen viability and pollen germination on stigmatic surface (M. Dike, M. Deodhar)
Single cell induction from embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus of Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek (S. Maheshwari, K. Manoharan)
Comparison of the volatile oil composition of four popular cultivars of large cardamom (Ammomum subulatum Roxb.) - a future crop from India (A.K. Vijayan, N.K. Leela, M. Dhanalakshmi, H.J. Akshitha, R. Raj, U. Parthasarathy, K. Nirmal Babu)
Micro algal systems for biosequestration of heavy metals in aqueous solution (E. Parameswari, V. Davamani, T. Anitha, C. Sekhar)
Chemical weed control in rice bean (B.S. Lingappa, N. Murthy, M.A. Shankar)
Intercropping studies in grain amaranth (B.S. Lingappa, N Murthy, M.A. Shankar)
Studies on local genotypes and propagation technique of waterapple and maulsari grown in new alluvial zones of West Bengal (P. Dutta, A. Patel, K. Das, F.K. Bauri, D.K. Mishra)
Effect of integrated nutrient management on growth and yield of thuduvalai (Solanum trilobatum L.) (V. Suresh, R. Sendhilnathan, P. Jansirani, K. Sundharaiya, A. Palanisamy, P. Subramani)
Study on traditional cultivation practices and cropping pattern in tribal block of Jawhar in Palghar District of Maharashtra (S. Patil, S. Agale, V. Kauthale)
Yield and quality of medicinal coleus (Plectranthus forskohlii Willd.) cultivar 'K-8' influenced by organic manures (S.S. Saraswati, A.B. Mastiholi, D. Srikantaprasad, S. Ajithkumar, S. Raghavendra)
Effects of hydro-priming and seed weight on germination of physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) in Sokoto semi-arid zone of Nigeria (U.S. Muhammad, A. Singh)
Effect of pre-treatment of stock plants with ethrel and cycocel on the rooting of air layers in waterapple (P. Dutta, K. Das, A. Patel, Md. Abu Hasan)
Seed priming treatments on seedling quality of henna (Lawsonia inermis L.) seeds (S. Ambika, K. Sujatha, K. Balakrishnan)
Growth performance of bambara groundnut as influenced by phosphorus application using rock phosphate in the sub-humid tropical regions of Malaysia (M. Musa, F. Massawe, S. Mayes, I. Alshareef, F.D. Dakora, Y. Siddiqui, A. Singh)
Effect of seedling age on the growth and yield of transplanted barnyard millet (Echninochloa frumentacea) under irrigated condition (M. Dhananivetha, N.S. Venkataraman, T. Ragavan, C. Vanniarajan, R. Gowthami)
Optimizing boron and zinc requirement of root vegetables grown under acidic soil conditions (D. Muthumanickam, D. Janaki)
Effect of foliar application of micronutrients and humic acid with fertigation on nutrient uptake of cut 'Palm Beach' gerbera (A. Palanisamy, R. Arulmozhiyan, D. Kannan, M. Prabhu)
Grafting techniques in cucumber using wild and cultivated cucurbits as rootstocks (C. Thangamani, L. Pugalendhi, A. Jaya Jasmine, V. Punithaveni)
Growth enhancing effects of vermiwash and panchagavya on Dolichus lablab (lablab beans) (V.N. Maheswari, M.P. Srikumaran, D. Elumalai, P.K. Kaleena)
Integrated management of organic and inorganic nutrient to improve growth, yield and quality of Basella alba (R. Mondal, A. Das, U. Thapa, T. Gupta, S.B. Chattopadhyay)
Statistical analysis of growth performance of sweet potato in India (K. Prabakaran, M.R. Duraisamy, R. Kavitha)
Seed quality enhancement technique to improve the seedling vigour and establishment of 'CO1' bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) (D. Thirusendura Selvi, R. Jerlin, A. Balakrishnan, M. Madhan Mohan)
Pre-sowing seed treatments in sarpagandha (Rauwolfia serpentina L. Benth.) seeds to improve germination (K. Sujatha, S. Ambika, S. Lakshmi, K. Balakrishnan)
Standardization of pruning height, pruning interval and foliar nutrients on growth and yield of curry leaf (Murraya koenigii Spreng.) (V. Suresh, P. Jansirani, D. Saraladevi, H. Vijayaraghavan)
Indian pollinators of cocoa, Theobroma cacao L. (M. Suganthy, K. Gopi Krishna, S. Mohan Kumar, V. Jegadeeswari)
Reproductive biology of oilseed tree Simarouba glauca DC (V.A. Waghmode, N.S. Kute, Y.G. Ban)
Fertigation on quality parameters of 'Palm Beach' gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus ex Hooker F.) under Shevaroy hills condition (A. Palanisamy, S. Parthiban, M. Prabhu)
Reaction of rice bean [Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi and Ohashi] landraces from Manipur to bruchid infestation (D. Seram, N. Senthil, J.S. Kennedy)
Allelopathic effect of various plant leaf extracts on weed control in cotton (N. Malarkodi, R. Balasubramanian, K. Balakrishnan, S. Krishnasamy, N.O. Gopal)
KP4HM-15: an inbred line of muskmelon resistant to Fusarium wilt (V.K. Vashisht, T. Lal, S.P. Sharma, T.S. Thind)
Management of root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria Bacillus spp. on Gerbera jamesonii (P. Manju, S. Subramanian)
Pest management scenario in underutilized fruit crops (S. Jeyarani, S. Kowsika)
Integrated disease management of root rot (Macrophomina phaseolina) in Gloriosa superba (B. Meena, M. Suganthy, L. Nalina, K. Rajamani)
Integrated strategies for the management of root rot disease of medicinal coleus (Coleus forskohlii Briq.) incited by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi.) Goid (S. Gnanaprakash, I. Yesu Raja, K. Manonmani, P. Balasubramanian)
Development of IPM module against major pests of black nightshade, Solanum nigrum L. (M. Suganthy, K. Rajamani, L. Nalina, B. Meena)
Management of insect pests of Gloriosa superba L., the state flower of Tamil Nadu (M. Suganthy, K. Rajamani)
Seasonal abundance of major sucking pests of cocoa (S. Srinivasnaik, M. Suganthy, V. Jegadeeswari, S. Mohan Kumar)
Effect of dust formulation of milkweed (Calotropis gigantea R. Br.) different plant parts against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (S. Prabhu, R. Veeravel)
Effect of postharvest dip treatment of calcium chloride and wax on postharvest behavior of custard apple fruits (G.J. Suresh, S.L. Jagadeesh)
Nutritional evaluation of value added products incorporated with underutilized water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica) leaves (A. Gupta, N. Yadav, S. Verma)
Development of value added foods from underutilized deseeded moringa pods (C. Indu Rani, V. Thirupathi, T. Arumuganathan, R. Sasireka)
Cold storage potential of three underutilized native fruit species from South Mozambique: promoting exploitation for nutrition and business (M.A. Khan, H.C. Mula, A. Suleimane, S. Chemane, A.E. Leitão, C.R. Bila, L.F. Goulao)
Promoting minor millets for food and nutritional security (A. Kumar, S. Kumar, A. Kumar, S. Kumar)
Effect of exogenous application of putrescine on storage behaviour of jamun (Syzygium cumini Skeels) fruits (T.J. Archana, G.J. Suresha, A.K. Vandana, G.S.K. Swamy)
Role of underutilised leafy vegetables to attain nutrition security (R. Gowthami, B.G. Prakash, K.V. Raghavendra, S.M. Brunda, B. Niranjana Kumara)
Nutritional quality of osmotically dehydrated aonla (Emblica officinalis G.) fruit segments (J. Ravi, V. Sudha Vani, K. Uma Jyothi, M. Paratpara Rao, P. Subbarammama)
Effect of different osmotic pretreatments on moisture loss, weight loss, solid gain and dehydrated yield in osmotically dehydrated aonla (J. Ravi, V. Sudha Vani, K. Uma Jyothi, M. Paratpara Rao, P. Subbarammama)
Underutilized plant species with medicinal properties to attain health security (D. Revathi, G. Hemalatha, S. Kanchana, R. Gowthami, M. Dhananivetha)
Evaluation of antioxidant properties from Garcinia cambogia and its value addition (P.S. Geetha, B. Nallakurumban Bensi, P.S. Thirumuruga, T.R. Ponbhagavathi)
Under-exploited fruits - a high potential for processing and value addition (H. Porika, M. Chavan, A. Karosiya, M. Suchithra)
Standardization of drying, bleaching and dyeing techniques for non-traditional flowers (T.L. Preethi, T. Thangaselvabai, R. Sankaranarayanan)
Biochemical analysis on selected fruits of Annona species (C.T. David, J.D. Sherrie, D.S. Jeyalyn, S.M. Prasad)
Screening of various extracts of Garcinia indica viz., leaf, seed, stem, root and fruit for UV protective activity and incorporation of extracts in sun protective formulations (M. Dike, R. Thergoankar, M. Deodhar)
Bamboo shoots, food of future - nutritional, antioxidants, medicinal and economic importance under changing climatic conditions (P. Suresh Kumar, P. Devi, K. Usha Kumari, A. Sangeetha, V.K. Choudhary)
Formulation of cookies from cauliflower leaves (D. Revathi, G. Sashidevi, G. Hemalatha, S. Kanchana)
Flower waste: a novel candidate for the removal of chromium from tannery effluent (V. Davamani, S. Arulmani, E. Parameswari, T. Anitha, T. Thangaselvabai, T.N. Balamohan)
Effect of washing treatments on shelf life and quality of minimally processed 'Bhagwa' pomegranate arils (D. Ramesh Naik, D. Manohar Prasad, V. Joshi, A.S. Padmavathamma, C. Syamraj Naik, A. Venkatram)
Value added products from certain fruit species of annona fruit (C.T. David, J.D. Sherrie, D.S. Jeyalyn, S.M. Prasad)
A review on underexploited nutrient rich perennial vegetables (A.V.V. Koundinya, R.K. Asha Devi, P.P. Kumar, M.K. Pandit)
Influence of environment friendly bio-preservative Aloe vera gel coating on quality parameters of jamun fruits (A.K. Vandana, G.J. Suresha, T.J. Archana, G.S.K. Swamy)
Effect of exogenous application of putrescine on storage behaviour of jamun (Syzygium cumini Skeels) fruits (T.J. Archana, G.J. Suresha, A.K. Vandana, G.S.K. Swamy)
Kendu - a promising underutilized forest fruit species for poverty alleviation of tribals (D. Roy, K. Das, P. Nandi, S. Kundu, B. Ghosh, A.A. Sharath)
Wild edible fruits of Meghalaya, North-East India: an unexplored potential for nutritional security and economic prosperity (T.K. Hazarika, S. Marak)
Utilization of wild melon (Cucumis melo var. callosus) to develop downy mildew resistant muskmelon inbred line, MM-31 (V.K. Vashisht, T. Lal, S.P. Sharma, T.S. Thind)

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