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Author(s):Uddin, Md. Kamal; Juraimi, Abdul Shukor; Ismail, Mohd. Razi; Othman, Radziah; Rahim, Anuar Abdul
Author Affiliation:Uddin, Juraimi and Ismail: Department of Crop Science, Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Othman and Rahim: Department of Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Title:Growth response of eight tropical turfgrass species to salinity
Section:Environmental biotechnology
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Source:African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 8, No. 21, November 2 2009, p. 5799-5806.
# of Pages:8
Publishing Information:Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Academic Journals
Related Web URL:http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/AJB/article-abstract/A54C6828615
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Keywords:TIC Keywords: Axonopus affinis; Axonopus compressus; Choice of species; Cynodon dactylon; Eremochloa ophiuroides; Irrigation methods; Paspalum vaginatum; Quality evaluation; Relative water content; Saline water; Salinity stress; Salt tolerance; Shoot growth; Soil mixtures; Species trials; Zoysia matrella
Abstract/Contents:"Irrigation seawater of different salinity levels (0, 24, 48 and 72 dSm-1) were applied to experimental plants grown in a plastic pots filled with a mixture of sand and peat (9:1). The results were analyzed using SAS and treatment means were compared using LSD Test. The results indicated that Paspalum vaginatum (seashore paspalum) (SP), Zoysia matrella (manilagrass) (MG), Pasplaum vaginatum local (SPL), Cynodon dactylon (common bermuda) (CB), Cynodon dactylon (bermuda greenless park) (GLP), Eremochloa ophiuroides (centipede) (CP), Axonopus compressus (cow grass) (CG) and Axonopus affinis (narrowleaf carpet grass) (NCG) experienced a 50% shoot growth reduction at the EC of 39.8, 36.5, 26.1, 25.9, 21.7, 22.4, 17.0 and 18.3 dSm-1, respectively, and a 50% root growth reduction at the EC of 49.4, 42.1, 29.9, 29.7, 26.0 24.8, 18.8 and 20.0 dSm-1, respectively. The ranking for salinity tolerance of selected grasses was SP>MG>SPL>CB>GLP>CP>NCG>CG. The results indicate the importance of the selection of turfgrass varieties according to the soil salinity and seawater salinity levels to be used for irrigation."
See Also:Other items relating to: Effluent Water Use
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Uddin, M. K., A. S. Juraimi, M. R. Ismail, R. Othman, and A. A. Rahim. 2009. Growth response of eight tropical turfgrass species to salinity. Afr. J. Biotechnol.. 8(21):p. 5799-5806.
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