Effect of organic seed priming on germination and growth of bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) in coastal saline soil


DOI: 10.31830/2454-1761.2024.CR-940    | Article Id: CR-940 | Page : 47-51
Citation :- Effect of organic seed priming on germination and growth of bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) in coastal saline soil. Crop Res. 59: 47-51
Address : Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Chidambaram-608 002, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
Submitted Date : 5-11-2023
Accepted Date : 27-12-2023


An experiment was conducted in the Vegetable Unit, Department of Horticulture, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu during 2022 to find out the effective seed priming method in bhendi. The experiment was carried out in Complete Randomized Design (CRD) which includes different organics in different concentrations viz., Panchagavya @ 2% and @ 4%, Cow urine @ 2% and 4%, Vermiwash @ 0.1% and 0.25%, Beejamrutham @ 2% and 4%, Coconut water @ 25% and 50% and Control. The results of the experiment demonstrated that among the organic seed priming evaluated, Coconut water @ 50% has resulted in a higher germination percentage, speed of germination,shoot length,root length,seedling length,seedling fresh weight,dry weight and seedling vigour index.


Bhendi organics coconut water germination percentage seedling vigour index


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