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ISSN: 2641-6794

Open Access Journal of Environmental & Soil Science

Research Article(ISSN: 2641-6794)

Effect of Interaction Between Ag Nanoparticles and Salinity on Germination Stages of Lathyrus Sativus L.

Volume 2 - Issue 2

Seyed Saeid Hojjat1,2*

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    • 1Research Center for Plant Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
    • 2Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

    *Corresponding author: Seyed Saeid Hojjat, Research Center for Plant Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Received: January 28, 2019   Published: February 06, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/OAJESS.2019.02.000132

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to effect of interaction between Ag nanoparticles and salinity on Germination Stages of Lathyrus sativus L. Treatments included in the study were viz. To 3 levels of salinity (0 as control, 8 and 16 dS/m NaCl), 8 and 16 dS/m and four levels of silver nanoparticles (0, 5, 10 and 15 ppm) on grass pea seed were tested. An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs), on the seed germination factors, root and shoot length (RL and SL) and proline content of grass pea Survival under Salinity Levels. Results showed a significant reduction in growth and development indices due to the salinity stress. The salt stress impaired the germination factors of grass pea seedlings. The application of Ag in combination improved the germination percentage, shoot and root length, seedling fresh weight and seedling dry weight and seedling dry contents of grass pea seedlings under stressed conditions. The results suggest that Ag nanoparticles enhancement may be important for osmotic adjustment in grass pea under salinity stress and application of Ag mitigated the adverse effect of salinity and toxic effects of salinity stress on grass pea seedlings.

Keywords: Ag nanoparticles; Salinity; Germination Stages; Grass Pea; Lathyrus sativus L.

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