Vol. 7, Issue 10 (2018)
Effect of organic compounds on seed germination and seedling growth of jack fruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) Seed
BR Parmar, Falguni Patel AB Parmar and AK Pandey
The experiment was carried out during the year 2014 at Regional Horticultural Research Station, ASPEE College of Horticulture & Forestry, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari. The experiment was laid out in Completely Randomized Design with Factorial concept having fourteen treatment combinations, comprising of two levels of soaking hours viz., 12 and 24 hours; seven levels of organic treatments (cow dung slurry (T1), cow urine (T2), bijamrut (T3), amritpani (T4), banana pseudo stem sap (T5), panchagavya (T6), water soaking (T7) and control). The treatments were repeated thrice. The results revealed that among the different soaking hours and organic treatments, 12 hours and cow dung slurry were individually found to be most beneficial for minimized days for germination and improving germination percentage. Similar trend was observed on growth parameters such as height of plant, girth of plant, number of leaves, leaf area, number of roots, fresh weight and dry weight of plant, and survival percentage. The interaction between soaking hours and organic treatments for all parameters were found non significant.
How to cite this article:
BR Parmar, Falguni Patel AB Parmar, AK Pandey. Effect of organic compounds on seed germination and seedling growth of jack fruit (<em>Artocarpus heterophyllus </em>Lam.) Seed. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(10):702-704.