Influence of citrus rootstocks on growth performance and leaf mineral nutrition of ‘Salustiana’ sweet orange [Citrus sinensis (L). obsek]

Authors

  • Muhammad Nawaz Khan1 , Faisal Hayat2 , Muhammad Asim1 *, Shahid Iqbal , Tehseen Ashraf and Sumeera Asghar

Keywords:

Citrus, Mineral nutrition, Rootstocks, Vegetative parameters, Vigour

Abstract

Citrus fruits rank first among all fruit species and are widely grown across the globe in tropical and
subtropical areas. The monopolized cultivation of ‘Kinnow’ mandarin in Punjab needs a substituted potential
scion cultivar like ‘Salustiana’ for the diversification of the citrus industry of Pakistan. This current study was
performed to examine the growth, vigour, photosynthesis, and nutrient utilization ability of ‘Salustiana’ orange
(Citrus sinensis Osbeck L.) budded on one-year-old seedling of five rootstocks:

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Published

2023-06-01

How to Cite

Muhammad Nawaz Khan1 , Faisal Hayat2 , Muhammad Asim1 *, Shahid Iqbal , Tehseen Ashraf and Sumeera Asghar. (2023). Influence of citrus rootstocks on growth performance and leaf mineral nutrition of ‘Salustiana’ sweet orange [Citrus sinensis (L). obsek]. JPAA, 5(1). Retrieved from https://ojs.aiou.edu.pk/index.php/jpaa/article/view/1087

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