Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Sunflower (Helianthaus annuus L.) Seeds Germination in Saline Hydroculture

    Macauley Asim Ittah, Idorenyin Asukwo Udo, Ekemini Edet Obok

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 72-75
    Received: 15 March 2019
    Accepted: 26 April 2019
    Published: 31 July 2019
    Abstract: Salinity affects seed germination, many plant growth and yield traits. This study assessed seed response, quality, ability and phenetic relationship in three sunflower (Helianthaus annuus L.) varieties (SSL-803, SSL-807 and SSL-809) in eleven concentrations of NaCl + CaCl2 solutions (1:1 by weight). Electrical conductivity of the saline solutions r... Show More
  • Screening of Chilli (Capsicum annum L.) Genotypes for Drought Tolerant at Seedling Emergence Stage

    Md. Rezwan Molla, Iftekhar Ahmed, Rumman Ara, Lutful Hassan, Md. Motiar Rohman

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 76-85
    Received: 15 July 2019
    Accepted: 16 August 2019
    Published: 28 August 2019
    Abstract: Forty seven chilli (Capsicum annum L.) genotypes were evaluated for their genetic potential to drought tolerant at germination stage using 12.5% polyethylene (PEG, MW6000). Relative germination energy (RGE), relative germination rate (RGR), relative germination index (RGI), relative vitality index (RVI) and their relative PEG injury rate were compu... Show More
  • Natural Herbs and Spices: A Great Resource for Skin Care Cosmetics

    Ferdoushi Jahan, Afroza Akter Happy, Mohammad Moynul Hasan Chowdhury, Mohammad Arif Hossain

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 86-99
    Received: 30 July 2019
    Accepted: 22 August 2019
    Published: 16 September 2019
    Abstract: Nature is recognized as the most valuable blessing to the human being, since all one needed to exist in this universe are provided in nature. Hence, from the ancient time, human beings used typical natural ingredients for their daily requirements such as medicines as well as cosmetics. Nowadays men and women are very much willing to look them beaut... Show More