Browsing International Journal of Tea Science Volume 5 (2006) by Issue Date

Browsing International Journal of Tea Science Volume 5 (2006) by Issue Date

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  • Choudhury, P.; Dutta, B.K.; Bhattacharjee, P.C.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Mites are serious pests of tea known since the early days in all the tea growing area countries. They damage the green tissues and affect photosynthesis, causing reduction in yield. In the present study, varied severity ...
  • Ghosh, J.J.; George, U.; Barpujari, N.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Available sulphur was determined on 5077 soils from the tea growing areas of Dooars (North Bengal), received for routine soil testing between 2000-2003. Over 43% of the soils had more than the critical limit of 40 ppm ...
  • Bag, N.; Palni, L.M.S.; Nandi, S.K.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    The application of tissue culture techniques for rapid and clonal mass propagation and improvement of tea is well known. While several laboratories have successfully developed in vitro propagation protocols, the use of ...
  • Mishra, J.; Nandi, S.K.; Palni, L.M.S.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Tea [Camellia sinensis (L) 0. Kuntze] is the oldest non-alcoholic caffeine containing beverage crop, belonging to the genus Camellia (family Theaceae). India is the foremost producer, and after Sri Lanka and China, it is ...
  • Bhattacharya, Amita; Saini, U.; Ahuja, P.S.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Like most of the important crop plants of the world, transgenic technology has also been extended to tea. Both biolistic and Agrobacterium mediated transformation methods have been employed to transform explants like leaves ...
  • Yong-Xing, Z.H.U. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Tea was first used as medicine during the reign of "Emperor Shengnong" in ancient China. The period of more than 4000 years' of Chinese tea medication can be divided in 3 stages of development. In this paper we briefly ...
  • Htay, H.H.; Kawai, M.; MacNaughton, L.E.; Katsuda, M.; Juneja, L.R.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Eating habit of fermented wet green tea leaves (Pickled tea) in Myanmar and its culture, history, production, processing and health benefits are reported in this paper, together with drinking green tea and black tea. Types ...
  • Tripathi, S.B.; Negi, M.S.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Tea (Camellia sinensis [L.] 0. Kuntze) is one of the most common non-alcoholic beverages of the world used since ancient times. lndia is the largest producer and exporter of processed tea with over 30% share in global ...
  • Sharma, S.; Raina, S.N.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Resultant of large-scale spontaneous hybridization between Camellia taxa, the present day commercial tea clones are highly variable and heterozygous. It is in this context that thirty two UPASl and other tea clones were ...
  • Singh, I.D.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    The early efforts by tea breeders in India for selecting candidate tea clones from natural variability existing in seed-grown plantations are reviewed. The procedures and criteria in selecting elite clones are described. ...
  • Apostolides, Zeno; Nyirenda, H.E.; Mpangwe, N.I.K.; Jain, N.K. (International Society of Tea Science (ISTS), 2006)
    Historically tea seeds were imported into Southern Africa that belonged to either the sinensis or assamica varieties. Later on vegetatively propagated hybrid cultivars selected from F, progeny raised from a deliberate ...