Foliar application of chitosan on growth and yield attributes of mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek)

  • MMA Mondal Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agricuture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan
  • MA Malek Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture, Mymensingh Bangladesh and Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
  • AB Puteh Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agricuture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan
  • MR Ismail Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Keywords: Foliar spray, Chitosan, Mungbean, Seed yield

Abstract

Plant parameters such as plant height, branch and leaf number/plant, leaf area/plant, total dry mass/plant, photosynthesis, harvest index, chlorophyll, nitrate reductase and number of pods/plant increased significantly with the increasing concentration of chitosan up to 50 ppm. It resulted the highest seed yield in mungbean.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v42i1.15910

Bangladesh J. Bot. 42(1): 179-183, 2013 (June)

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2013-07-28
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Mondal, M., Malek, M., Puteh, A., & Ismail, M. (2013). Foliar application of chitosan on growth and yield attributes of mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 42(1), 179-183. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v42i1.15910
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