Effect of rates of simazine on the content of nitrogen and amino acid composition of proteins in spring barley grain

Drabent, Z.; Rudzinska, Z.

Roczniki Nauk Rolniczych, A 101(2): 39-48

1975


Accession: 000355220

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Abstract
In field trials in 1968-9, spring barley was sown after application of simazine at 0.25, 0.5, 1.0 or 2.0 kg/ha. Grain N and amino-acid contents were determined at harvest. The proportions of N compounds changed and there was an increase in total N and in extracted proteins in the grain following all simazine treatments, compared with untreated controls. Albumin and globulin levels were lower and prolamine content higher. A general decrease in essential amino acids was observed.