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Simulated Storage Germination and Growth Responses in Carrot Seedlings Grown from Artificially-Aged Seeds

Simulated Storage Germination and Growth Responses in Carrot Seedlings Grown from Artificially-Aged Seeds

Uzma Arif1, Sadar Uddin Siddiqui2, Muhammad Fareed Khan1, Muhammad Arshad3 and Shakeel Ahmad Jatoi

1Department of Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics, University of Poonch, Rawalakot, Pakistan;2Bio-resources Conservation Institute, NARC, Islamabad-45500, Pakistan; 3DSC & P, NARC, Islamabad-45500, Pakistan.

sajatoi@gmail.com 

 

Figure 1

Interactive effect of different temperatures and storage periods on different parameters observed in carrot seeds subjected to germination after forced ageing; (A) germination (%); (B) Speed of germination; (C) Shoot length (cm); (D) Root length (cm); (E) Fresh seeding biomass (g) and (F) Dry seeding biomass (g). 

Figure 2

Percent decrease observed in various attributes in carrot aged seed against varying temperature and incubation period; (A) Germination (%); (B) Speed of germination; (C) Shoot length (cm); (D) Root length (cm); (E) Fresh seeding biomass (g) and (F) Dry seeding biomass (g). 

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 52, Iss. 5, Pages 1631-2026

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