Effect of increasing concentration of paracetamol on performance of Vigna radiata: A concentration dependent study

DOI: 10.18805/LR-390    | Article Id: LR-390 | Page : 895-898
Citation :- Effect of increasing concentration of paracetamol on performance of Vigna radiata: A concentration dependent study.Legume Research-An International Journal.2018.(41):895-898
Ibrahem A.A. Almohisen ibraheem@su.edu.sa
Address : Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Humanities, Quwayiyah, Shaqra University, P.O. Box 33, Shaqra, 11961, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Submitted Date : 10-10-2017
Accepted Date : 31-01-2018

Abstract

In the recent times, it was shown that panadol (paracetamol) are involved in the processes of growth and development of plants. With this motion the present work was undertaken to explore the effect of panadol treatment on germination and various growth biomarkers of 30-days-old plants of mung bean (Vigna radiata). At 10 days stage of growth, seedlings were sprayed with distilled water (control), 0.0001, 0.0005, 0.001, 0.005, 0.01, 0.1 mg/L of panadol for 10 days. Treated plants were harvested at 30 days of growth to asses various parameters. The plants that developed from the panadol treatment demonstrated improved germination and growth traits in a concentration dependent manner. Out of the various concentrations (0.0001, 0.0005, 0.001, 0.005, 0.01, 0.1 or 1.0 mg/L) of panadol tested, 0.1 mg/L proved to be the best.

Keywords

Germination Growth Panadol.

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