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Effect of Chitosan (Growth Enhancer) on the growth and yield of different Pea (Pisum sativum L.) varieties under arid condition of Bannu Pakistan

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Zakiullah, Muhammad Fareed Khan, Irfanullah, Najeebullah, Abdul Khaliq, Muhammad Riaz, Tahsin Razzaq, Madiha Urooj, Habibullah Kakar, Faheemullah, Saima Shafique

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Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res.15( 3), 10-20, September 2019


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The effect of Chitosan on the growth and yield of different Pea (Pisum sativum L.) varieties were investigated. Three varieties of pea namely Meteor, Alina, Meteor indian were tested with four levels of Chitosan i.e. 0, 200, 250, and 300ppm. This research was conducted in Agriculture Research Area of Bannu during 2011. The study was designed with randomized complete blocks design (RCBD) with 3 replications. Data were recorded for various metric and biochemical trails. Germination percentages, survival percentage, plant height (cm), no. of leaves plant-1, chlorophyll contents, total sugar (%), no of flowers plant-1, no of pods plant-1, vitamin C (mg/10). It is concluded that the application of Chitosan 250ppm Alina variety gives good results in most of parameters growth and yield at arid condition of Bannu.


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