DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20180392

Germination responses of seeds of Desmodium triflorum

Niroj Paudel, Prakash Deep Rai

Abstract


Background: Germination of Desmodium triflorum is used for the scarification using the acid is valuable for the different light condition.

Methods: The sample was collected as four month of interval of time and the seed is treated with acids with different time.  

Results: seeds scarified with sulfuric acids for 10 min before sowing had better germination than those scarified for 5 and 15 min. Among them light qualities, red and white light had slightly promoted effect whereas blue light and dark condition had slightly negative effect on seed germination.

Conclusions: In comparison to blue light and dark condition, red light and white light were promoted to percentage germination indicating the role of phytochrome in seed germination of Desmodium triflorum


Keywords


Concentration, Desmodium triflorum, Light, Phytochrome, Scarification, Seed germination

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