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role of plant growth regulators in the floral developmnt of oil palm elaeis guineensis

David Paul Hodson

role of plant growth regulators in the floral developmnt of oil palm elaeis guineensis

by David Paul Hodson

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Published by De Montfort University in Leicester .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - De Montfort University, Leicester 1993.

StatementDavid Paul Hodson.
ContributionsDe Montfort University.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17875441M

Abstract. African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq) produces more than five times the yield of oil/year/hectare of any annual oil consequence, it represents a key species for meeting future vegetable oil needs (both for food and for industry) against the background of a rising world population. Somaclonal variation refers to any phenotypic or genotypic modifications that arise from in vitro culture. In the oil palm, it is characterized by fruit mantling and abnormal vegetative growth. Tissue culture remains the only means of micro propagation of oil palm as its biological characteristics do not allow for vegetative propagation by conventional means.

Plant growth regulators play an important role in the production of high quality trees and fruit. Read the product label and follow all safety precautions. For additional information on the timing and use of plant growth regulators refer to the crop calendars in OMAFRA Publication Guide to Fruit Production.   The book also includes informative visuals, such as tables of common, chemical, and trade names of different commercially available PGRs; diagrams of various PGR processes; as well as before-and-after pictures illustrating the effects of Growth Regulators in Agriculture and Horticulture is a comprehensive text covering the role of 4/5(3).

Plant hormones (also known as phytohormones) are signal molecules, produced within plants, that occur in extremely low hormones control all aspects of plant growth and development, from embryogenesis, the regulation of organ size, pathogen defense, stress tolerance and through to reproductive development. Unlike in animals (in which hormone production is restricted to. The programmed loss of a plant organ is called abscission, which is an important cell separation process that occurs with different organs throughout the life of a plant. The use of floral organ abscission in Arabidopsis thaliana as a model has allowed greater understanding of the complexities of organ abscission, but whether the regulatory pathways are conserved throughout the plant kingdom.


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Role of plant growth regulators in the floral developmnt of oil palm elaeis guineensis by David Paul Hodson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plant Growth and Development- An Introduction. Plant growth regulators are the chemical substances which govern all the factors of development and growth within plants.

Some other names used to refer to it are phytohormones and plant growth hormones. Background. The large-scale clonal propagation of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) is being stalled by the occurrence of the mantled somaclonalthis abnormality which presents a homeotic-like conversion of male floral organs into carpelloid structures, hampers oil production since the supernumerary female organs are either sterile or produce fruits with poor oil by:   Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), a tropical plant, is the leading source of edible review deals with the cryopreservation of oil palm as a way to preserve this important tropical germplasm.

Somatic embryos have been the most popular source of material for cryopreservation as they are propagules that are effectively produced during by: 3. The African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) has become the first world source of vegetable oil thanks to both its oil yield (up to 65 t ha −1), which is the highest of all oleaginous plants and the large areas dedicated to its culture (Corley, ; Koh et al., ).Cited by: The effect of plant growth regulators and activated charcoal (AC) on in vitro regeneration and plantlet development of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.

var. Dura) zygotic embryos were assessed. The oil palm tree (Elaeïs guineensis) is a member of the family Palmae, subfamily Cocoideae (which also includes the coconut), genus Elaeis.

The genus contains two main species: E. guineensis or African oil palm, and E. melanococca or American oil palm; the latter is only valuable for hybridization. Male and female inflorescences occur. 1. Introduction. The oil palm stands out for being able to present oil yields of around 5 to 7 tonnes ha −1 year −1, which is around ten times that of soybean oil, which ranks it as the planet's foremost source of vegetable oil (Lin et al., ; Agriculture, ).In Brazil, domestic production does not reach even 1% of Indonesia or Malaysia production, and is less than % of worldwide.

The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) has been taken from its natural forest habitat in West Africa to become a large-scale commercial tree crop now centred in southeast Asia.

This is an example of a transfer process that is continuing to this day as the crop moves away from the humid tropics into drier regions, where water stress becomes an. Aims. In this article a review is made of data recently obtained on the structural diversity and possible functions of MADS box genes in the determination of flower structure in the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis).MADS box genes play a dominant role in the ABC model established to explain how floral organ identity is determined in model dicotyledon species such as Arabidopsis thaliana and.

The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) is typically propagated in vitro by indirect somatic embryogenesis, a process in which somatic cells of an explant of choice are, via an intermediate phase.

Understanding the fate and dynamics of cells during callus formation is essential to understanding totipotency and the somatic embryogenesis (SE) mechanisms. In the present study, the histodifferentiation events involved during the acquisition and development of somatic embryogenesis in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) was investigated.

Oil palm is one of the world’s leading crops for the production of edible vegetable oil. The oil yield from oil palm globally is approximately tonnes/hectare (t/ha), whereas rapeseed, a major temperate oil crop, produces t/ha (Mielke ).Vegetative propagation of the oil palm through tissue culture is one of the main approaches for production of elite planting material.

Tips to enhance plant growth hormones: Plant growth hormones as shown above have diverse roles and some of them benefit yield in agriculture, flowering, fruiting, etc. But the internal levels of hormones are always spontaneously controlled and depend on the season, fertility of the soil, climate, genes, and stages of growth.

The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) is commercially cultivated as an important source of edible oil. Palm oil is widely used in food, biofuel and cosmetic industries (Murphy, ). Among oil crops, the oil palm is an efficient crop in terms of oil yield and land usage without requiring replanting.

Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) produces two oils of major economic importance, commonly referred to as palm oil and palm kernel oil, extracted from the mesocarp and the endosperm, respectively. While lauric acid predominates in endosperm oil, the major fatty acids ([FAs][1]) of mesocarp oil are palmitic and oleic acids.

The oil palm embryo also stores oil, which contains a significant. Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) belongs to the Arecaceae family and is the largest source of edible vegetable oil worldwide [].Oil palm is the most efficient oil-bearing crop, with an average annual yield of 4–5 tons of crude oil per hectare per year [].It is useful for food production, non-food derivatives, oleochemicals, and in the biofuel industries.

Plant material and growth conditions. Three oil palm (Elaeis guineensis J. Gaertn.) trees were grown from seed for 2 years in Levingtons M3 compost (Fisons PLC, Ipswich, UK) in 10‐l containers under 12 h light ( μmol m −2 sec −1)/12 h dark with the tree illuminated between the hours of and at ambient temperatures of 30°C.

Fruit development, maturation, and ripening are complex biological processes unique to plants. The monocotyledonous oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) fruit is a drupe whose thick fleshy mesocarp is exceptionally rich in oil (80% dry mass), making this species the highest oil-yielding crop in the world (Murphy, ).The mesocarp is also especially abundant in carotenoids, and crude palm oil is the.

The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), a monocotyledonous species in the family Arecaceae, has an extraordinarily oil rich fleshy mesocarp, and presents an original model to examine the ripening processes and regulation in this particular monocot hemical analysis and cell parameter measurements revealed cell wall and middle lamella expansion and degradation during ripening and in.

The African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) has become the Also, plant growth regulators such as auxins and cytokinins can be used at high levels to induce the de-differentiation and the Epigenetic floral variant of clonal oil palm that they control or, indirectly, through its consequences on.

The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) is typically propagated in vitro by indirect somatic embryogenesis, a process in which somatic cells of an explant of choice are, via an intermediate phase of callus growth, induced to differentiate into somatic embryos.

The architecture of the oil palm, lacking axillary shoots, does not allow for vegetative propagation.Efforts in developing protocols for large-scale in vitro propagation of oil palm are reviewed, and the underlying causes of abnormality are elucidated, and strategies for tissue culture improvement are outlined.

The successive stages of the cloning process are described: (1) sampling of explants from selected ortets; (2) callus initiation; (3) embryogenesis; (4) embryoid maturation and. Oil palm is the most productive oil crop and the efficiency of pollination has a direct impact on the yield of oil.

Pollination by wind can occur but maximal pollination is mediated by the weevil E. kamerunicus. These weevils complete their life cycle by feeding on male flowers. Attraction of weevils to oil palm flowers is due to the emission of methylchavicol by both male and female flowers.