Preliminary studies on the eff ect of bioactive substances of Hypnea musciformis (Wulf.) Lamour. on the growth of seedlings in green gram, Vigna radiata L.

  title={Preliminary studies on the eff ect of bioactive substances of Hypnea musciformis (Wulf.) Lamour. on the growth of seedlings in green gram, Vigna radiata L.},
  author={C. Gopalakrishnan and T Binumol},
  journal={The Journal of Phytology},
The effect of seaweed liquid fertilizer (SLF) of Hypnea musciformis (wulf.) Lamour.was tested at different concentrations (1, 2, 3 and 4 g/ml) on seed germination and biochemical constituents of Vigna radiata L. The extracts promoted seed germination at lower levels of SLF application. The seeds treated with, 2 g/ ml concentration showed maximum seed germination, radicle length, hypocotyl length, seedling length, fresh weight, phytomass, productivity, phytotoxicity, and photosynthetic pigments… 

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