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Leafing and Leaf Fall Patterns of some Woody Plants of Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh)

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  • Department of Botany, A.S.C.A. Govt. P.G. College Niwari, Distt. Tikamgarh (M.P.), India

Abstract


The present investigation provides the information regarding the phenological events of some woody plants of Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh. The phenological characteristics such as initiation and completion of leafing and initiation and completion of leaf fall were recorded for 27 woody plants. It was observed that the leafing activity occurred between March to June when majority of these woody plants perform their leafing, while Tectona grandis initiated new leaves from June to July. The maximum leaf fall was recorded in winter season while less leaf fall was found during summer season. The peak time of leaf fall was observed from January to March when majority of these woody plants shed their leaves.

Keywords

Phenology, Leafing, Leaf Fall, Woody Plants, Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh.

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