The Impact of Argel (Solennostemma argel Del Hayne) applications on growth of lime’s (Citrus aurantifoliaSwingle) seedlings

  • Lubab Muhmoud hossain student
  • Tagelsir I. M. 1dris
Keywords: Argel (Solennostemma argel ), lime (Citrus aurantifolia), Seedling growth, Nursery

Abstract

To enhance growth of lime’s seedlings, Argel was tested for its bio-stimulating potential in this study as soil dressing in doses of 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20 g per seedling. Each seedling was planted in 40X20 cm plastic bag. The complete randomized block design was used with 4 replicates each composed of 2 seedlings. Treatments were repeated every 3 months after data recording. According to the final reading, the 15 and 20 g treatments enhanced seedling height substantially and the reverse was true for the number of branches per seedling.The 10 g treatment resulted in best circumference, while the 20 g resulted in the highest number of leaves.  The 15 g treatment was the best enhancer for leaf length and width. The overall growth of seedlings was  stimulated by Argel applications. 

Author Biographies

Lubab Muhmoud hossain, student

College of Agricultural Studies,  Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum,  Sudan

Tagelsir I. M. 1dris

College of Agricultural Studies,  Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum,  Sudan

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Gph-international Journal of Agriculutre and research
Published
2019-09-06