International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering
ISSN(Online): 2249 - 071X, www.ijecce.org, Submissions open
Salicylic acid in Amelioration of Salt Tolerance in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under in vitro Conditions
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- Salicylic Acid, Wheat, Variety, Salinity, Sodium Fixation, Superoxide Dismutase
- Manzar Abbas; Sehar Nawaz; Nisar Ahmed; Ghulam Abbas; Muhammad Usman; Hafiz Muhammad Noaman Bashir; Asghar Ali
- Wheat is an imperative cereal and staple sustenance in Pakistan. Salinity is abiotic factor which restricts the plant development and advancement. Salinity includes physiological and morphological changes in plants eventually bringing about low harvest yield. Results of the present study revealed that all levels of NaCl stress seriously decreased the plant development by diminishing the chlorophyll contents and K+ concentration. Salicylic acid provision improved the plant development under saline and non-saline conditions. However, variety named “Punjab-2011” performed better than others under both conditions. Salicylic acid provision enhanced the distinctive parameters like; fresh and dry weights, root length, Na+ and K+ concentration in leaf sap, chlorophyll contents, total soluble proteins, catalase (CAT) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) action under both saline and non-saline conditions. Saline conditions gather the Na+ and alleviate the K+ fixation while salicylic acid turn around this movement and moderated the sodium fixation in leaf sap.