EFFECTS OF VARYING LEVELS OF ALUMINIUM ON GERMINATION OF RADISH (Raphanus sativus), CHICKPEA (Cicer arietinum) AND MUNG BEAN (Vigna radiata)

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L. JEYANTHI REBECCA
MERINA PAUL DAS
S. ANBUSELVI

Abstract

Overwhelming metals are one of the most significant natural poisons. An examination was done to discover the impact of aluminium in hydroponics culture on the germination of Raphanus sativus, Vigna radiata and Cicer arietinum. The plants were permitted to develop in fixed hydroponic culture at different groupings of aluminium chloride at various concentrations (0, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 mM). It was discovered that there was abatement in germination rate with an expansion in the centralization of the aluminium. Raphanus sativus and Vigna radiata seeds were able to withstand an aluminium concentration of 10 mM and 25 mM, respectively while Cicer arietinum was very sensitive to Al and could withstand only up to 5 mM of aluminium.

Keywords:
Aluminium, hydroponics, phytoextraction, radish

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REBECCA, L. J., DAS, M. P., & ANBUSELVI, S. (2020). EFFECTS OF VARYING LEVELS OF ALUMINIUM ON GERMINATION OF RADISH (Raphanus sativus), CHICKPEA (Cicer arietinum) AND MUNG BEAN (Vigna radiata). PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 20(23-24), 1229-1232. Retrieved from https://www.ikprress.org/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/4862
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