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SOUND FREQUENCIES INDUCE DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN RICE PLANT

@inproceedings{Jeong2014SOUNDFI,
  title={SOUND FREQUENCIES INDUCE DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN RICE PLANT},
  author={Mi-Jeong Jeong and Jung-Il Cho and Sung-Han Park and Kyung-Hwan Kim and Seong-Kon Lee and T. R. Kwon and Soo-Chul Park and Zamin Shaheed Siddiqui},
  year={2014}
}
To test the sound’s effect on plant and its contribution in drought tolerance, plants were subjected to various sound frequencies for an hour. After 24 h sound treatment, plants were exposed to drought for next five days. During the experiment it was observed that sound initiated physiological changes showing tolerance in plant. Sound frequency with ≥ 0.8 kHz enhanced relative water content, stomatal conductance and quantum yield of PSII (Fv/Fm ratio) in drought stress environment. Hydrogen… 

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