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Bio-priming influence on medicinal plants germination and growth

Sahar Baser-kouchebagh, Marziyeh Hoseini, Bahram Mirshekari1, Mehri Yusefi

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Int. J. Biosci.3(6), 98-103, June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/3.6.98-103

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This study examines the effect of Nitragin concentrations on germination and early growth in laboratory condition. Different dosage of Nitragin (2, 3 and 4 cc) were applied on dill, fennel, cumin, calendula. Laboratory experiments were conducted in Islamic Azad University of Tabriz in completely randomized design (CRD) with three replicates. Results showed that the influence of various Nitragin treatments on germination percentage and crop growth rate were significant. Nitragin with concentration 4 cc had the most positive effect on germination percentage and crop growth rate in dill. Nitragin did not be impressive on germination percentage in fennel, but Nitragin (4 cc) increased crop growth rate. Nitragin concentrations stimulated germination percentage with 2 cc on calendula and 3 cc on cumin.

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