By P. N. Ravindran, K.J. Madhusoodanan
Cardamom differently often called Malabar cardamom, precise cardamom or small cardamom moment merely to pepper in its value through the Renaissance interval, is usually certified because the Queen of Spices as a result of its very friendly aroma and style. The Western Ghat wooded area of the Malabar coast, India, is the guts of beginning and variety for cardamom and it may were nature's layout that the King and Queen of spices (black pepper and cardamom) originated within the similar forest.
This quantity includes 16 chapters, fourteen on cardamom and one every one on huge cardamom and fake cardamoms. All elements of the cardamom crop were coated during this quantity, and every bankruptcy is written via specialists of their respective fields. This quantity is visualized as either a textbook and reference paintings for scientists and scholars of horticulture, plantation plants, botany and similar fields, and should cross directly to function the most reference quantity on cardamom for a few years to return.
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21 Panicle variation in cardamom: (a) panicle variation in var. Malabar; (b) panicle types from var. Mysore; (c) panicle types from var. Vazhukka. natural setting exists. Ex situ conservation of cardamom germplasm is being undertaken mainly by four organizations. 6 gives the present holdings in these centres. Ex situ conservation in cardamom is being maintained as field gene banks, and they are used for preliminary evaluation, maintenance as well as for characterisation. Characterisation involves morphological, agronomical as well as chemical characters.
10 Variability in cardamom var. Vazhukka Characters Mean Range CV (%) Plant height (cm) Total tillers/plant Productive tillers/plant Leafy stem diam. (cm) No. of leaves/plant Leaf length (cm) Leaf breadth (cm) No. of panicles/plant Panicle length (cm) No. 40 Source: Padmini et al. (1999). (62 per cent). 138 registered the highest panicle number. Moderate to low variability existed for capsule length, number of nodes/panicles, capsule breadth etc. 10). Observations on natural variations in morphological and yield parameters under the cardamom growing situation of Idukki, Kerala were recorded by George et al.
The placental bundles initially merge to form a triradiate axial strand (Fig. 9d). At the beginning of the ovuliferous zone, the composite placental cord divides into a few strands, chiefly located at the inner ends of the septa, which end in sending traces to the ovules (Fig. 9e). The small strands in the ovary wall end leaving a ring of nine strands in groups of three each, the median bundles of every set being the small median bundles of a sepal (Fig. 9f). The parietal bundles increase in size, divide into two or three strands, each one produces lateral branches, adjacent ones of which fuse to form an anastomizing vascular plexus on top of the ovary (Fig.