Effect of Indole Butyric Acid (IBA) and Napthalene Acetic Acid (NAA) to the Success Rate of Nutmeg Plant Grafting

Nana Heryana, Handi Supriadi


One of the problems with the nutmeg plant is still using generative propagation. Although it has a high success rate but it will genetically segregate and some of them become male plants. Efforts to overcome these problems is through multiplication by grafting. Research with the aim to obtain the dose right IBA and NAA with highest success rate of grafting nutmeg plants in garden station (GS) Pakuwon using a completely randomized design (CRD) with four replications. The treatments tested by giving auxin IBA and NAA on plant seed nutmeg grafting as follows: (1) IBA 250 ppm, (2) IBA 500 ppm, (3) IBA 750 ppm, (4) NAA 250 ppm, (5) NAA 500 ppm, (6) NAA 750 ppm and (7) control (without auxin). The results showed that the level of grafting success rate  nutmeg influenced by the provision of IBA and NAA. Provision of IBA and NAA at a dose of 500 ppm produced the highest grafting success rate respectively 37.33 and 43,03%.


Myristca fragrans; grafting; compatibility; plant growth regulators

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