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A Comparative Study on the Effect of Seaweed Liquid Fertilizers on the Growth and Yield of Vigna radiata (L.)

G. Chitra and P. S. Sreeja

Journal Title:Nature Environment and Pollution Technology

The effect of liquid extracts of two seaweeds, Caulerpa peltata and Gracilaria corticata on seed germination, growth and pigment contents of Greengram (Vigna radiata L.) was studied. The extracts promoted seed germination at lower levels of seaweed liquid fertilizer application. The plant treated with 4% seaweed liquid fertilizer of Gracilaria corticata showed maximum shoot length, root length, number of leaves, number of fruits, number of root nodules, chlorophyll contents (a,b and total chlorophyll).