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Effect of Different Cadmium Concentrations on Seed Germination of Ocimum basilicum L. (Sweet Basil)

Authors(2) :-Ankit Samuel Singh, Eugenia P. Lal

Cadmium is one of the harmful heavy metal, which causes significant influences in the process of seed germination. The present study evaluated the influence of different cadmium concentrations viz 20, 40, 60, 80 & 100 mg/litre of double distilled water, on seed germination percentage, seedling vigour index and plumule & radicle length of Ocimum basilicum L. seedling. The results indicated that increase in level of cadmium concentration, causes significant reduction in seed germination percentage, seedling vigour index and plumule & radicle length of Ocimum basilicum L. seedling as compared to control.
Ankit Samuel Singh, Eugenia P. Lal
Heavy Metals, Cadmium, Germination, Ocimum basilicum L., Seedling.
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
  Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 51-54
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1841363
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Ankit Samuel Singh, Eugenia P. Lal, "Effect of Different Cadmium Concentrations on Seed Germination of Ocimum basilicum L. (Sweet Basil)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.51-54, March-April-2018.
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