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Legume Research, volume 42 issue 5 (october 2019) : 684-687

Morphophysiological and yield attributes of groundnut varieties under different salinity stress conditions

F. Yasmine, M.A. Rahman, M.M. Hasan, Md. Amirul Alam, M.S. Haque, M.R. Ismail, M.Y. Rafii
1Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Institute of  Nuclear Agriculture, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Submitted15-12-2017|

  • Accepted18-07-2019|

  • First Online 04-10-2019|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-398

Cite article:- Yasmine F., Rahman M.A., Hasan M.M., Alam Amirul Md., Haque M.S., Ismail M.R., Rafii M.Y. (2019). Morphophysiological and yield attributes of groundnut varieties under different salinity stress conditions. Legume Research. 42(5): 684-687. doi: 10.18805/LR-398.
The study sought to evaluate the response of three groundnut genotypes (Binachinabadam-3, Dacca-1 and Zhingabadam) to various salt concentrations (D0 – Control, D1 – 2.5 dS/m, D2 – 5.0 dS/m, D3 – 7.5 dS/m, D4 – 10.0 dS/m, D5 – 12.5 dS/m) through observation of morphological and physiological characters. Based on relative performance of yield contributing characters and nutrient contents of leaves and stem, Binachinabadam-3 emerged to be a tolerant variety and based on root shoot characters, Dacca-1 appeared as tolerant while Zhingabadam always performed as sensitive variety. Salinity treatments had most adverse effects at flowering stage and followed the trend of sensitivity as flowering stage > vegetative stage> pre sowing stage > pod filling stage. All varieties were found to be tolerant up to salinity level of 7.5 dS/m.
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