International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Special Issue 3, Part F (2017)
Phenological study of some species of fabaceae from Akola district, Maharashtra, India
AV Wakode, MM Dhore
Phenological study is useful to understand regularities in the course of life of plants depending on external conditions of the environment. It is a valuable source of information on the onset and duration of growing seasons in various climatic regions. Plant Phenological study has great significance because it not only provides knowledge about plant growth pattern but also provides an idea about the effect of environment and selective pressure on flowering and fruiting behavior. So present study was carried out to analyze the phenological characters of 15 species of Fabaceae from Akola district Maharashtra. Leaf initiation, flowering and fruiting were studied during June 2015 to December 2016. From this study it is found that leaf initiation started in the month of March to August with peak in June-August. Flowering started in the month of March to November and peak in January to March, whereas fruiting started in the month of May to January and peak in November to January.
How to cite this article:
AV Wakode, MM Dhore. Phenological study of some species of fabaceae from Akola district, Maharashtra, India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(3S): 154-155.