Effect of glass industry effluent on seed germination and biochemical parameters of Glycine max (Soyabean)

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5122    | Article Id: A-5122 | Page : 468-472
Citation :- Effect of glass industry effluent on seed germination and biochemical parameters of Glycine max (Soyabean).Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2019.(53):468-472
Prachi Rathi and Sangeeta Madan rathi.pr94@gmail.com
Address : Department of Zoology and Environmental Science,
K.G.P Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar-249 404, Uttrakhand, India.
Submitted Date : 4-09-2018
Accepted Date : 16-01-2019


Effluent generated by various processes in factories is directly discharged without any end point treatment into drains and used for irrigation purposes. The present study was carried out to assess the effects of glass industry effluent on seed germination and seedling growth of Glycine max. Different physico-chemical parameters of effluent were analysed. The pot culture laboratory experiment was conducted with the different effluent concentrations viz., 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% along with control (ground water) used as irrigation for Glycine max crop on different time interval. The growth parameters and biochemical parameters of Glycine max were measured as root length shoot length, vigour index, chlorophyll content, ascorbic acid, fresh biomass and dry biomass on 21st day of sowing period. Maximum results of plant parameters were obtained in 25% effluent concentration diluted with 75% ground due to optimum level of nutrients present in it.


Biochemical parameters Chlorophyll Glycine max Industrial effluent Seed germination.


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