publication . Article . 2012

Effect of Osmotic Stress on Seed Germination Indices of Nigella sativa and Silybum marianum

H Balouchi; A. Yadavi; M. Movahedi Dehnavi;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012 Journal: Ikufīziyuluzhī-i Giyāhān-i Zirā̒ī (issn: 2538-1822, eissn: 2476-731X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch
Abstract
Evaluation of medicinal plants to drought and salt stress tolerance, in an attempt to plant them under drought and saline regions, is of utmost importance. Environmental stresses, especially drought and salt, reduce the global crop yields more than other factors. Selection of drought tolerant crops at germination stage, usually is, the fast and low cost method. In order to study the effect of osmotic stress on germination indices of black cumin and milk thistle, an experiment carried out in a completely randomized design with four replications at the Seed Technology Laboratoary of Yasouj University in 2008. Treatments were 0 (as control), -2.4, -4.8, -7.2 and -9...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
free text keywords: Drought, Germination, Medicinal plant, polyethylene glycol, Agriculture, S, Agriculture (General), S1-972
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