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Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2001  |  Volume: 1  |  Issue: 6  |  Page No.: 438 - 439

Effect of seed of sweet clover (Melilotus indica L.) weed and NaCl on seedling growth of rice

S.M. Alam, R. Ansari and M.A. Khan


Seeds of sweet clover in combination with 0.4 % NaCl significantly decreased the germination and had severe inhibitory effects on shoot and root lengths of rice. Root length was affected more than the shoot and the effect of NaCl was accentuated on the presence of weed seed.

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