Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 2

Measurement of Seed Viability with the Help of Electrical Conductivity Method

Arvind Kumar1 and Avadhesh Kumar Koshal2*

1Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Motherhood University, Roorkee, India Haridwar, UK
2Professor, Faculty of Science, Motherhood University, Roorkee, India Haridwar, UK

*Corresponding Author: Avadhesh Kumar Koshal, Professor, Faculty of Science, Motherhood University, Roorkee, India Haridwar, UK.

Received: December 21, 2021; Published: January 28, 2022


Freshly harvested seeds of three genotype of Brinjal were collected from the Meerut District (U.P.) to determine relationship between the viability of seeds and the electrical conductivity of seeds. Seeds were divided into 3 genotypes of Brinjal seeds. Viability of Brinjal seed was found to be critically influenced by Electrical Conductivity of freshly harvested seeds at different level of Electrical Conductivity. The present result there by confirms the recalcitrant nature of Brinjal seeds step in the retention of Brinjal seed viability. As such, if the initial seed Electrical Conductivity is high, germination may take place during storage itself, and if too low, the final seed Electrical Conductivity in a particular treatment may fall below the desirable Electrical Conductivity range resulting in the higher viability. Result shows that Bio-Black Beauty genotypes having highest viability of Brinjal seeds and moderate value of viability is shown by Utkarsha and lowest shown by Bhima Brinjal seeds.

Keywords: Electrical Conductivity; Genotype; Salinity and Viability


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Citation: Arvind Kumar and Avadhesh Kumar Koshal. “Measurement of Seed Viability with the Help of Electrical Conductivity Method". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.2 (2022): 59-63.


Copyright: © 2022 Arvind Kumar and Avadhesh Kumar Koshal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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