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Accelerationof Date Palm (Phoenix dactyliferaL) Seeds Germination

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dc.contributor.author Mohammed, Najwa Mohammed Idrise
dc.contributor.author Supervisor, - Abdel Gaffar Elhag Said
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-08T12:06:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-08T12:06:33Z
dc.date.issued 2016-11-30
dc.identifier.citation Mohammed, Najwa Mohammed Idrise.Accelerationof Date Palm (Phoenix dactyliferaL) Seeds Germination/Najwa Mohammed Idrise Mohammed;Abdel Gaffar Elhag Said.-Khartoum:Sudan University of Science & Technology,College of Agricultural Studies,2016.-58p.:ill.;28cm.-M.Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.sustech.edu/handle/123456789/15499
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract This study was conducted in thenursery of the Horticultural Sector, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Khartoum, Sudan, to determine if pre-germination treatments could be an effective means to promote date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L .Cv.Barakawei) seed germination. Seeds were pre-soaked in water for zero, 2, 4,6,8,10,12 days prior to sowing in one of the following media: sand: clay (1: 1), sand: clay (1: 2), sand: clay (1: 0), sand: clay (0: 1) and sand: clay (2:1). The design used in this experiment was the factorial completely randomized block design. Best germination percentage of seeds was obtained with the 6day soaking time and progressively declined with increasing soaking time. The 6day soaking time also enhanced seed germination with fewest days to achieve 50% of final germination percentage. Regardless of soaking time, sowing of seeds in 2:1 sand: clay soil mix shortened the days for germination and resulted in a significant increase in germination percentage compared with other soil type mixes tested. The tallest seedlings were obtained with seeds soaked for 6days and planted inthe sand: clay 2: 1 soil mix. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sudan University of Science and Technology en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Sudan University of Science & Technology en_US
dc.subject Accelerationof Date Palm en_US
dc.subject Phoenix dactyliferaL en_US
dc.subject Seeds Germination en_US
dc.title Accelerationof Date Palm (Phoenix dactyliferaL) Seeds Germination en_US
dc.title.alternative تسريع إنبات بذور نخيل البلح en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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