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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:11, November, 2017

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 3246-3251

Assessment of Qualitative, Quantitative and Visual Flower Quality Parameters of Certain Commercial Jasmine Varieties during Peak Flowering Season
Monika Patel1*, M. Ganga2, M. Jawaharlal3 and P. Jeyakumar4
1Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, Punjab Agricultural University,Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2Horticulture Research Station, Ooty, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
3Horticulture College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
4Department of Crop Physiology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author

Study of flower quality parameters in jasmine is an important commercial aspect in marketing as well as export point of view. Jasmine is a commercially valued ornamental crop and is grown mostly in tropical and subtropical countries of the world. Although many varieties of Jasminum species are cultivated in India, but mainly seven varieties are commercially cultivated in Tamilnadu, i.e., Ramanathapuram Gundumalli, Madanban, Ramabanam, Single Mohra, CO.1 Mullai, Parimullai and CO.1 Pitchi. There is very less or no scientific evidence available about the flower quality parameters during peak flowering season. In this study, highest flower bud diameter (1.00 cm) recorded in Single Mohra whereas highest flower bud length recorded in CO. 1 Pitchi (4.10 cm). Highest hundred flower bud weight (30.80 g) and single flower bud weight (0.310 g) were observed in Madanban. Freshness index were highest in Single Mohra and lowest in Parimullai. It is important to study the qualitative quantitative and visual flower quality parameters of jasmine to gain profit in the flower export business as well as in value addition businesses. This study can do help in crop improvement programmes.

Keywords: Jasminum spp., Commercial varieties, Quality parameters, Peak flowering season.

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Monika Patel, M. Ganga, M. Jawaharlal and Jeyakumar, P. 2017. Assessment of Qualitative, Quantitative and Visual Flower Quality Parameters of Certain Commercial Jasmine Varieties during Peak Flowering Season.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 3246-3251. doi:
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