Salinity and drought induced antioxidant responses in different cultivars of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.).

@article{Javed2013SalinityAD,
  title={Salinity and drought induced antioxidant responses in different cultivars of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.).},
  author={Sadia Javed and Muhammad Yasin Ashraf and Munazzah Meraj and Shazia Anwer Bukhari and Iram Zovia},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical biotechnology},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={
          814-9
        }
}
Six cultivars of safflower which were (PI-387820, PI-251978, PI-170274, PI-387821, PI-386174 and Thori-78) grown in net house of NIAB under salinity (10 ds m⁻¹) and drought (60% field capacity) conditions and compared to their oxidative damage and antioxidative responses. Plant samples (leaves) were collected for the determination of malonidialdehyde (MDA), antioxidative enzymes (catalase, ascorbate peroxidase, glutathione reductase, and peroxidase), proline, and photosynthetic pigments… 

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