International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition

International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition


International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition
International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2
Silicon solubilizer confers biotic stress tolerance in rice genotypes

Geeta Kandpal, MK Nautiyal

Silicon accumulation in plants reduces transpiration rate, confers resistance against pests, diseases, and improves the productivity of crops. In the present study, the effect of Silixol (liquid source of silicon) treatments in different rice genotypes such as DRRH-3, PA-6129, PA-6201, PA-6444, PHB-71 and BPT-5204 was evaluated under field condition at G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. The results obtained from the application of 0.2% aqueous solution of Silixol showed improved than control plants. Further, the silicon treated plants were less affected as compared to control plants. It also provides resistance to biotic stresses, and the further exploitation of present study may be useful in understanding its role in essentiality for rice crop.
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Geeta Kandpal, MK Nautiyal. Silicon solubilizer confers biotic stress tolerance in rice genotypes. International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2019, Pages 28-30
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