Jowar roots for bioassay of growth substances

Sharon, M. and David, S.B. (1976) Jowar roots for bioassay of growth substances. Journal of the University of Poona, Science and Technology , 48. pp. 93-101.

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Several techniques have been devised for the bioassay of growth subtances. Of these the classical 'Avena curvature' test is too laborious and variable (Went and Thimann, 1937). The 'straight growth' test with wheat and Arena coleoptile sections have also much to recommend them and comparative studies have shown that 'sensitivity' can be increased by employing sections of a particular size, or taking sections from different relative positions along the coleoptile or by the inclusion of sucrose in the medium (Schneider, 1938 and Nilsch and Nitsh, 1956)...

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Botany Department, University of Poona, Poona 411007, India
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2012 05:51
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 05:52

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