Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2010

Pages :   682-684

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Effect of Different Levels of Chemical Ameliorant on Height, Number of Leaves, Size of Sugarbeet and Biomass in Sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) under Sodic Water Stress Condition



Address:   Jolly Singh, F.M. Prasad, Shashank Sharma* and Preeti Parashar
School of Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemistry, St. John’s College, Agra-282002(U.P.)
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ABSTRACT:
A field experiment was conducted in micro plots of the Department of Chemistry, St. John’s College, Agra during winter season with the objects of studying the effect of varying levels of gypsum on certain growth parameters in sugarbeet crops grown under varying sodicity levels. It is obvious from the result that the height, number of leaves, size of sugarbeet fresh and dry biomass yield significantly increased with the rise in gypsum levels over controlled plots. The G0R2 levels tremendously reduced the all above parameters over control 15meL-1 sodic water without chemical amendments resulted marked reduction in all growth parameters except. The concentration of RSC of 15meL-1 irrigation water or in soil solution increased the sodium absorption in soil which ultimately gave rise to plasmolysis as a result in plant growth arrested in most of in the treatment where more sodic water used for irrigation purpose. Therefore, solution having bicarbonate in excess which also increased the ESP and pH of the soil.
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No particulate trends could be observed in increasing or decreasing manner of the treatment.
Cite:
Jolly Singh, F.M. Prasad, Shashank Sharma, Preeti Parashar. Effect of Different Levels of Chemical Ameliorant on Height, Number of Leaves, Size of Sugarbeet and Biomass in Sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) under Sodic Water Stress Condition. Asian J. Research Chem. 3(3): July- Sept. 2010; Page 682-684.
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