IBA EFFECT ON HARDWOOD STEM CUTTINGS OF MORUS ALBA IN OPEN CONDITIONS IN PUNJAB REGIONRavi Kondle, Gurpreet Singh, Anis Ahmad Mirza and Amit Kotiyal
The research trial was conducted at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. The hardwood stem cuttings of Mulberry basal portions were treated with 0, 150, 250, 500, and 750 ppm solutions of IBA for 24 hrs by slow dip method. The mulberry cuttings have rooted on raised beds under the open field conditions. In all the treatments, Number of sprouted cuttings, average length of sprouts (cm) and diameter of sprouts (mm) were higher in T2 treatment (IBA 150 mg l-1) and a live cutting (%), no. of roots/cutting, length of roots/cutting (cm) was higher in T5 treatment (IBA 750 mgl-1).