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Maya M. Jaybhaye and Satish A. Bhalerao.pdf
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2015)
  • Satish Bhalerao, Wilson College
Abstract
Sustainable agriculture has become important way in the present time related to soil
pollution and degradation. The rapidly use of organic manures and biofertilizers is
one of the most important practices in the field of agriculture. Vermiwash is a
liquid organic biofertilizer. The present study deals with the influence of
vermiwash on the seed germination and seedling characters of Vigna radiata and
Vigna mungo. Vermiwash at three different concentrations of 10%, 20% & 30%
was used along with Gibberellic acid at 100μg/ml to compare its growth promoting
effects and distilled water used as control. The seeds were treated with various test
solutions and germination percentage and seedling characters studied. This study
revealed that vermiwash at lower concentration was effective in bringing about
seed germination and growth of seedling characters. The germination percentage
was increasing as concentration of vermiwash increases in Vigna radiata and in
Vigna mungo all seeds showed 100% germination. The seedling growth parameters
such as hypocotyls length increases in Vigna radiata compare to Vigna mungo in
10%, 20% & 30% vermiwash. Radical length was more in Vigna mungo compared
to Vigna radiata.
Keywords
  • Vermiwash,
  • Biofertilizer,
  • Hypocotyls,
  • Radical,
  • Germination
Disciplines
Publication Date
Summer May 10, 2015
Citation Information
Satish Bhalerao. "Maya M. Jaybhaye and Satish A. Bhalerao.pdf" Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci Vol. 4 Iss. 9 (2015) p. 635 - 643 ISSN: ISSN: 2319-7706
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/satish-bhalerao/17/