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Legume Research, volume 44 issue 12 (december 2021) : 1419-1429

Evaluation of Soybean (Glycine max L.) Genotypes on the Basis of Biochemical Contents and Anti-oxidant Enzyme Activities

Akash Sharma, M.K. Tripathi, Sushma Tiwari, Neha Gupta, Niraj Tripathi, Nishi Mishra
1Department of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, College of Agriculture, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agricultural University, Gwalior-474 002, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Submitted29-05-2021|

  • Accepted24-07-2021|

  • First Online 07-08-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-4678

Cite article:- Sharma Akash, Tripathi M.K., Tiwari Sushma, Gupta Neha, Tripathi Niraj, Mishra Nishi (2021). Evaluation of Soybean (Glycine max L.) Genotypes on the Basis of Biochemical Contents and Anti-oxidant Enzyme Activities. Legume Research. 44(12): 1419-1429. doi: 10.18805/LR-4678.
Background: Soybean is an important leguminous crop. Abnormal weather has played an enormous role in the strident decline in crop yields. Drought is considered as a significant abiotic factor responsible for yield reduction in soybean.
Methods: The present work was carried out in order to screen soybean genotypes for their drought tolerance ability by means of different biochemical and antioxidant enzymatic activities responses.
Conclusion: On the basis of biochemical parameters and anti-oxidant enzymatic activities, soybean genotype viz., RVS-211-77, RVS-211-75, NRC-7, SL-96, NRC-136, AMS100-39, SL-96, RVS-2012-01, RVS-211-73 and JS97-52 have been identified with better performance and can be used as parents for further crop improvement programme to breed drought tolerant variety.

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