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Legume Research, volume 41 issue 6 (december 2018) : 895-898

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

Ibrahem A.A. Almohisen
1Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Humanities, Quwayiyah, Shaqra University, P.O. Box 33, Shaqra, 11961, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Submitted10-10-2017|

  • Accepted31-01-2018|

  • First Online 25-04-2018|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-390

Cite article:- Almohisen A.A. Ibrahem (2018). Effect of increasing concentration of paracetamol on performance of Vigna radiata: A concentration dependent study. Legume Research. 41(6): 895-898. doi: 10.18805/LR-390.
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.
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