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A New Record of Multi-Branching in Date Palm (Phoenix sylvestris L.) in India
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Volume 3, 2015
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Pawan Kumar Bharti, Society for Environment, Health, Awareness of nutrition & Toxicology (SEHAT-India), Sohanganj, Near Clock Tower, Delhi, India; Antarctica Laboratory, R&D Division, Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi, India.
Usually, date palm doesn’t show branching phenomenon in trunk. Even the healthy plant can become dead after cutting its stem. But sometimes, branching can be observed in date palm tree. This article is an evidence of branching in date palm in India. A date palm is observed with seven branches on its crown segment. This is indeed first time observed event and unrecorded phenomenon of multi-branching in date palm (Phoenix sylvestris L.) in Indian circumstances. Author wants to report this record in some appropriate and suitable periodicals as one of his small discoveries.
Date Palm, Indian Circumstances, Branching Event, First Record
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