Plant Science Today

Visitor locationsPlant Science Today (PST; ISSN: 2348-1900; DOI: 10.14719/pst; CODEN: PSTLEH) is an open access journal devoted to publish research papers from all areas of plant science to share advances to a wider audience. Currently our user registrations are from 154 countries (see PST's country list). The journal publishes research and review papers and is indexed in Google Scholar and many other indexing/abstracting services

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Dr. K. K. Sabu

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Thiruvananthapuram - 695562, India



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Vol 3, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


Moving beyond seed storage in tackling plant loss: linking seed collection and re-introduction PDF
Ganesh K. Jaganathan, Bao-lin Liu 68-71

Research Articles

RAPD-based DNA fingerprinting in Lantana camara L. ecotypes and development of a digital database platform ‘LANRAD’
Dibyendu Talukdar, Tulika Talukdar 72-87
Ethnobotanical information on some aquatic plants of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal PDF
Rudrajit Chakraborty, M S Mondal, Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee 109-114
Antioxidant response of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni (Angiosperms; Asteraceae) during developing phase of suspension cell culture PDF
Shailja Dwivedi, Afroz Alam, Gyan Singh Shekhawat 115-123
Influence of nitrogen and phosphorus on the growth and yield of BRRI dhan57 PDF
Mahbubul Haque Imrul, Mst. Afrose Jahan, Mominul Haque Rabin, Marjana Yeasmin, Md. Abubakar Siddik, Shahidul Islam 175-185
Physiological alterations of Salvinia natans L. exposed to aluminium stress and its interaction with polyamine PDF
Chiranjib Mandal, Subhankar Bera, Narottam Dey, Malay Adak 195-206

Special Section: New Frontiers in Cryptogamic Botany

Marchantia polymorpha L.: An Emerging Model Plant System to Study Contemporary Plant Biology – A Review PDF
Afroz Alam, Saumya Pandey 88-99
Some noteworthy and new records of Liverworts from Barail Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India PDF
Sudipa Das, G D Sharma 100-108
Diversity and Distribution of Liverworts in Gujarat – Current Status PDF
Dharmendra Govindlal Shah, Rakesh Gujar 124-128
Two species of Isopterygium Mitt. - new to the Eastern Ghats in Peninsular India PDF
A.E.D. Daniels, P M Biju 129-134
Bryophyte diversity in the Sacred Groves, with special reference to Vallikkattukavu of Kozhikode district in Western Ghats PDF
G R Jyothilakshmi, Manju C Nair, Mithun Venugopal, V K Chandini 135-141
Observations on fertile populations of two Porella (Porellaceae, Marchantiophyta) species from Kumaun Region in the Western Himalaya, India PDF
Meena Rai, Prateek Srivastava, Surendra Nath Srivastava 142-148
Diversity and distribution of Pteridophytes from Satara District, Maharashtra (India) PDF
Sachin Patil, Rajendra Lavate, Vineet Rawat, Meena Dongare 149-156
Epiphyllous Liverworts of India: An Overview PDF
D K Singh, Devendra Singh 157-174
Current status of diversity and distribution of Bryophytes of Odisha PDF
Manorama Mishra, Prasad Kumar Dash, Afroz Alam, Santilata Sahoo, Ritarani Das 186-194
Detection of simple sequence repeats in the chloroplast genome of Tetraphis pellucida Hedw. PDF
Asheesh Shanker 207-210
Diversity & Distribution of Tropical Macrolichens in Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Southern India PDF
K S Vinayaka 211-219
Checklist of Lithophytic Mosses of Kaghan Valley, Mansehra-Pakistan PDF
Mazhar ul Islam, Jan Alam, Muhammad Fiaz 220-225
Check list of Anthocerophyta and Marchantiophyta of Pakistan and Kashmir PDF
Jan Alam, Ibad Ali, Suhail Karim, Mazhar–ul Islam, Habib Ahmad 226-236
An updated checklist of Pteridophytes of district Mansehra, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa-Pakistan PDF
Alia Gul, Jan Alam, Habib Ahmad, Muhammad Irfan 237-247


RETRACTED: RAPD-based DNA fingerprinting in Lantana camara L. ecotypes and development of a digital database platform ‘LANRAD’ PDF
Tulika Talukdar, Dibyendu Talukdar 248