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dc.contributorTomar, B. S.en_US
dc.contributorArora, Ajayen_US
dc.contributorSaharawat, Yashpal Singhen_US
dc.contributorKumar, Atulen_US
dc.contributorSharma, Rajesh K.en_US
dc.creatorKumar, Sanjayen_US
dc.date2016-11-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-24T18:04:31Z
dc.date.available2017-02-24T18:04:31Z
dc.identifierhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/309856688_Influence_of_plant_growth_retardants_on_growth_seed_yield_and_quality_in_onion_Allium_cepa_cv_Pusa_Riddhi?enrichId=rgreq-f2456f70fee5ad7e326c6e2e14a40114-XXX&enrichSource=Y292ZXJQYWdlOzMwOTg1NjY4ODtBUzo0MjcxMjg3MTkxODc5NjhAMTQ3ODg0NjgzMDA0NQ%3D%3D&el=1_x_2&_esc=publicationCoverPdfen_US
dc.identifierhttps://mel.cgiar.org/reporting/download/hash/7JBijfeOen_US
dc.identifier.citationSanjay Kumar, B. S. Tomar, Ajay Arora, Yashpal Singh Saharawat, Atul Kumar, Rajesh K. Sharma. (10/11/2016). Influence of plant growth retardants on growth, seed yield and quality in onion (Allium cepa) cv. Pusa Riddhi. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86(11).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11766/5979
dc.description.abstractA field experiment was conducted at New Delhi during rabi 2013-14 and 2014-15 to evaluate the effect of growth retardants on seed scape height, seed yield and quality attributes in onion (Allium cepa L.) cv. Pusa Riddhi.The experiment consisted of 15 treatments in combinations of three growth retardants, viz. paclobutrazol, ethephon and triadimefon. The results revealed that among different growth retardants, 100 ppm paclobutrazol significantly reduced the seed scape height (69.9 cm) and increased the seed scape diameter (3.71 cm). The paclobutrazol application also significantly improved the umbel diameter, umbellates/umbel, productive umbellates/umbel, seed setting (%), 1 000 seed weight and seed yield/umbel but it reduced the leaves/plant and seed scapes/plant. The triadimefon treatment significantly reduced the disease severity and disease incidence which affects the seed yield and quality. Seed quality attributes were not much influenced by growth retardant applications but higher seed vigour index-I (952.14) and II (186.13) were recorded under triadimefon and paclobutrazol treatments respectively. Paclobutrazol application also influenced the total leaf chlorophyll content and seed antioxidant enzymes, viz. SOD, catalase and glutathione reductase over the control treatment.en_US
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dc.languageenen_US
dc.publisherIndian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)en_US
dc.rightsBen_US
dc.sourceIndian Journal of Agricultural Sciences;86,(2016)en_US
dc.subjectAgricultural Technologyen_US
dc.subjectAgroecosystemen_US
dc.subjectSeedsen_US
dc.subjectAntioxidantsen_US
dc.subjectGrowth Retardantsen_US
dc.subjectOnionen_US
dc.subjectPusa Riddhien_US
dc.subjectSeed Scapeen_US
dc.subjectUmbellatesen_US
dc.titleInfluence of plant growth retardants on growth, seed yield and quality in onion (Allium cepa) cv. Pusa Riddhien_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
cg.contributor.centerIndian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)en_US
cg.contributor.centerThe International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)en_US
cg.contributor.centerIndian Council of Agricultural Research, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (ICAR-CSSRI)en_US
cg.contributor.centerIndian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)en_US
cg.contributor.centerCentral Potato Research Institute (CPRI)en_US
cg.contributor.crpCGIAR Strategic Results Framework Related - SRFen_US
cg.contributor.funderInternational Fund for Agricultural Developmenten_US
cg.contributor.projectCommunity Livestock and Agriculture Project (CLAP)en_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteThe International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)en_US
cg.coverage.regionSouthern Asiaen_US
cg.coverage.countryIndiaen_US
cg.contactS.KUMAR@cgiar.orgen_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US
cg.countryIndiaen_US


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