Comparing between Germination Percentage in Moringa peregrina and Moringa oleifera under Laboratory Conditions

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Karima M. A. El-Absy
Nouf A. Khazen
Manal M. Al-Rashidi
Bayan B. Al Anezi
Fareh H. Al Anezi
Njood S. Al Atawi
Amnaa S. Al Anezi
Hana N. Al Balawi

Abstract

This study was carried out in February 2019 at the laboratory; Department of Biology, College of Taymaa, Tabuk University. The numbers of germinated seeds were recorded daily after Soaking for two days during 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th and 30th days and final percentage calculated at the end of germination period. Germination percentage, radical length and vigor index values were calculated for the two studied species. The two species (S) under study, days of germination (D) and interaction between them showed highly significant (P < 0.01) for seed germination. Despite germination percentages being slightly higher at the 10th day and 15th day for M. oleifera than M. peregrina, the germination percentages recorded higher values at the 20th, 25th and 30th days for M. peregrina than M. oleifera. The highest seed germinated number recorded at 20th day and 15th day for M. peregrina and M. oleifera, respectively with significant differences between the numbers of germinated seed in two species. Generally, germination %, radical length and vigor index of M. peregrina recorded a higher value compared to M. oleifera. A total value of germination percentage (80.33% and 65.33%) was recorded for M. peregrina and M. oleifera seed after 20 days from germinating time, respectively.

Keywords:
Comparison, germination percentage, radical length, vigor index, M. peregrina, M. oleifera

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El-Absy, K., Khazen, N., Al-Rashidi, M., Anezi, B., Anezi, F., Atawi, N. S., Anezi, A. S., & Balawi, H. N. (2019). Comparing between Germination Percentage in Moringa peregrina and Moringa oleifera under Laboratory Conditions. Asian Plant Research Journal, 2(4), 1-9. Retrieved from http://journalaprj.com/index.php/APRJ/article/view/30052
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