TITLE

Effect of Osmo-priming on Germination and Enzyme Activity in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Seeds under Drought Stress Conditions

AUTHOR(S)
Tabatabaei, S. A.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Stress Physiology & Biochemistry;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Seed priming was used in barley to increase seed germination and tolerance on stress exposure. Barley seeds were treated with PEG (Polyethylene 6000 mw). After 7 days our results showed that, seed priming treatments significantly (p⩽ 0.01) affected germination percentage, normality seedling percentage, and germination index. Seed priming with PEG increased germination characteristics as the compared to the unprimed. Also, priming increased catalase as compared to the unprimed seeds. Therefore, the highest germination characteristics and catalase activity were attained from priming with PEG.
ACCESSION #
91939597

 

Related Articles

  • The Effect Of different Concentrations Of humic Acidonseed Germination Behavior and Vigor of barley. Asgharipour, Mohammad R.; Rafiei, Majid // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p610 

    To identify the effect of humic acid on the seed germination andearly seedling growth of barley, an experiment was conducted at the Biotech Research Center of the University of Zabol, Zabol, I.R. Iran. The experimental design for this study was a split--plot randomized design with four...

  • Viability of barley seeds by the tetrazolium test. de Souza Grzybowski, Camila Ribeiro; de Castro Ohlson, Osvaldo; da Silva, Rosemeire Carvalho; Panobianco, Maristela // Revista Brasileira de Sementes;2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p47 

    The tetrazolium test is used to control seed quality of various plant species since it allows a rapid evaluation of viability. Freshly harvested barley seeds show dormancy that can make the germination test ineffective for an immediate evaluation. Therefore, the development of more efficient...

  • BARLEY SEED MICOFLORA AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON QUALITY INDICATORS. (MANOLE) CRISTEA, Mali Sanda; CRISTEA, Stelica; TOADER, Maria; ZALĂ, Cristinel; BERCA, Lavinia Mariana // Agronomy Series of Scientific Research / Lucrari Stiintifice Ser;2015, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p181 

    To obtain a high quality and quantity of yields is necessary to know the health status of the seed. For fifteen varieties of barley from South-East of Romania were performed analyzes for determination of the associated fungal load of seeds and setting the influence they have on the quality...

  • Phylogenetic analysis of barley WRKY proteins and characterization of HvWRKY1 and -2 as repressors of the pathogen-inducible gene HvGER4c. Liu, Dilin; Leib, Katja; Zhao, Puyan; Kogel, Karl-Heinz; Langen, Gregor // Molecular Genetics & Genomics;Dec2014, Vol. 289 Issue 6, p1331 

    The WRKY transcription factors belong to an evolutionarily conserved superprotein family predominantly present in the plant kingdom. WRKY proteins of barley are not yet fully annotated and most of them are not functionally characterized. We performed a genome-wide identification of WRKY members...

  • Effect of Stem Rust on the Quality of Selected Barley Genotypes. Mwando, K. E.; Tabu, I. M.; Otaye, O. D.; Njau, P. N. // ISRN Agronomy;2012, p1 

    Stem rust, (Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici) is a catastrophic disease of barley. Previously stem-rust-tolerant genes were incorporated in genotypes of wheat grown in Kenya, but in 1999, a new race Ug99 that is virulent to the genes was detected in Uganda. The new race spread rapidly and, in...

  • The Influence of High Voltage Electric Field for Barley Seed Germination and Its Mechanism. Mingfei Shi; Juanjuan Fan; Shijun Li; Xiuling Yu; Xuemei Liang // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 675-677, p1142 

    This paper through the effect of seed germination under different voltage that it can concluded that the influence of electric field on seed growth. Experiment to select different gradient field acts on the barley seed, the results show that the appropriate voltage of the electric field and...

  • Correction: Dawn and Dusk Set States of the Circadian Oscillator in Sprouting Barley (Hordeum vulgare) Seedlings. Deng, Weiwei; Clausen, Jenni; Boden, Scott; Oliver, Sandra N.; Casao, M. Cristina; Ford, Brett; Anderssen, Robert S.; Trevaskis, Ben // PLoS ONE;9/11/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • A Role for Reactive Oxygen Species Produced by NADPH Oxidases in the Embryo and Aleurone Cells in Barley Seed Germination. Ishibashi, Yushi; Kasa, Shinsuke; Sakamoto, Masatsugu; Aoki, Nozomi; Kai, Kyohei; Yuasa, Takashi; Hanada, Atsushi; Yamaguchi, Shinjiro; Iwaya-Inoue, Mari // PLoS ONE;11/18/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p1 

    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) promote the germination of several seeds, and antioxidants suppress it. However, questions remain regarding the role and production mechanism of ROS in seed germination. Here, we focused on NADPH oxidases, which produce ROS. After imbibition, NADPH oxidase mRNAs...

  • Seed dormancy in barley is dictated by genetics, environments and their interactions. Gong, Xue; Li, Chengdao; Zhou, Meixue; Bonnardeaux, Yumiko; Yan, Guijun // Euphytica;Jun2014, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p355 

    The transition from dormancy to germination is crucial for malt barley in the malt house. Seed dormancy is a quantitative trait and the depths of dormancy controlled by environment/genetics remain unclear. Quantitative trait locus (QTL) analysis was conducted to evaluate the number, location and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics