Effect of salinity on germination and seedling growth in three varieties of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

Singh, B.G.; Rao, P.V.; Hiremath, S.M.

Journal of Research APAU 17(4): 432-433

1989


Accession: 002086095

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Abstract
In laboratory experiments with groundnuts, increasing salinity levels (0, 4, 9 and 14 mmho/cm) decreased germination from 90 to 80, 80 to 54 and 87 to 49% and decreased seedling DW from 7.9 to 6.1, 7.6 to 5.5 and 7.0 to 5.0 g in cv. TMV-2, Robout 33-1 and JL 21, respectively.