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REGENERATION OF FUNARIA HYGROMETRICA IN HALF KNOP'S LIQUID CULTURE MEDIUM

ABSTRACTS OF THE PAPERS APPEARING IN VOLUME 54(2004)
 
B.L. Chaudhary and *Vini Vyas
Bryology Laboratory, Department of Botany, College of Science, M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur
*Correspondence Author : vinitrivedi04@yahoo.co.in


Abstract
Lantana camara Linn.(family verbenaceae) is a wild luxuriantly growing pest plant which has enchroached upon large parts of pastures and forest area in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. It is one of the ten worst weeds of the world. Lantana is an aggressive invader of natural ecosystem. its leaf, stem, and root contain some harmful allelochemicals,which inhibited the germination and growth of funaria hygrometrica Hedw. Maximum regeneration was observed in control. Leaf extract was found to exhibit maximum inhibitory effect followed by stem and root extract.

Key words:Lantana, Funaria hygrometrica, regeneration, Allelochemicals.
 
 
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