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Variations in Seedling Characters of Some Wheat and Barley Genotypes During Germination

Di dem Kaydan and Mehmet Ya mur
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This laboratory study was conducted in Van, Turkey to determine an evaluation of seedling characters of six wheat and eight barley genotypes during germination. The experimental design was a Randomized Complete Block with four replications. Both barley and wheat varieties of the seed were germinated 98-100% at 4th day during germination. Similar findings were obtained at 8th days. Barley cultivars having high seed test weight gave strong shoot and root in this experiment. First marked things in results of study, homebred mixed population line Tir gave the longest coleoptile length with 5.21 cm at 8th day during germination. This variety is favourable cultivar for deep planting as this study results.

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Di dem Kaydan and Mehmet Ya mur , 2005. Variations in Seedling Characters of Some Wheat and Barley Genotypes During Germination. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 8: 1207-1211.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2005.1207.1211


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