Propagation Methods Of Pepper (Easy Guide)

Propagation Methods Of Pepper (Easy Guide)

Propagation Methods Of Pepper

INTRODUCTION

in this article, I’m going to tell you about Propagation Methods Of Pepper

  • Pepper is the most widely used spice in the world
  • Known as “King of the spice
  • Native to “South Asia”
  • Originated in South India
  • If also referred to as “Black gold

PRESENT SITUATION & POTENTIALS OF PEPPER CULTIVATION

Present situation

  • Home garden level & commercial cultivation
  • High demand in local & Export market for pepper
  • Sri Lanka is very famous in the world’s pepper market
  • High market price

LIMITATIONS

  • Price fluctuation
  • Re-export of pepper
  • Scarcity of quality planting materials

IDENTIFICATION OF PROPAGATION METHODS

  • Seeds
  • Stem cuttings
  • Rapid multiplication techniques
  • Bamboo method
  • Heap method
  • Polythene tube method

PEPPER PROPAGATION BY SEEDS

Propagation Methods Of Pepper

CHARACTERS OF SUITABLE MOTHER PLANTS FOR PEPPER PROPAGATION

  • Having high field establishment ability
  • Well grown healthy, vigorous vines
  • High rooting ability
  • Having more lateral branches
  • Short internodal distances

CHARACTERS OF Ctd

  • Long spikes more than 12cm long
  • Fully covered with berries
  • Well filled fruits
  • Free from pests & diseases
  • High yielding variety at least 3kg of dry pepper

IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENT PEPPER VINES/BRANCHING HABITS

  • There are 05 types of branches
  • Verticals/upright branches/orthotropic branches
  • Horizontals/lateral branches/plagiotropic branches
  • Terminals
  • Hanging branches
  • Runners/ground runners
Propagation Methods Of Pepper

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