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Legume Research, volume 35 issue 4 (december 2012) : 271-284


Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad*, Mohammad Mozammel Haque1, Mohammad Abdul Hamid, Fahmina Yasmine, Mohammad Abdul Wahab Golder2
1Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture Bangladesh Agricultural University Campus, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh
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Cite article:- Azad* Kalam Abul Mohammad, Haque1 Mozammel Mohammad, Hamid Abdul Mohammad, Yasmine Fahmina, Golder2 Wahab Abdul Mohammad (2024). TOLERANCE TO SALINITY STRESS IN PEANUT (Arachis hypogaea L.)THROUGH OSMOTIC ADJUSTMENT AND UNDAMAGED CHLOROPLAST. Legume Research. 35(4): 271-284. doi: .
A pot experiment was conducted under glass house condition to study the mechanism of salt tolerance in peanut at Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture, Mymensingh, during February to July 2006. Two Spanish type varieties, Dacca-1 and Binachinabadam-3, and 1 Valencia type variety, Zhingabadam with unknown tolerance were exposed to 0.4 (unstressed), 3, 5, 7 and 9 dS/m doses of salinity at vegetative and flowering stages. The experiment was laid out in a factorial completely randomized design. It appeared that Binachinabadam-3 allocated higher assimilate to kernel at both vegetative and  flowering stages through maintaining total sugar and chlorophyll ‘a’ contents close to unstressed treatment, particularly at 3-5 dS/m salinity doses.
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