Effect of temperature on graft union formation in mango (Mangifera indica L.). (401)
Keywords:Mangifera indica L., Apical side veneer, Graft union, Callus formation, Temperature
AbstractThe effect of temperature on graft union formation in mango (Mangifera indica L.) was studied using light microscopy. Graft union was favoured at temperatures of 24 and 28°C but grafts failed to develop at 15 and 20°C. At 38°C, unions formed 20 days after grafting but further exposure to this temperature caused tissue injury and death of callus cells.