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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 4 (2018)

Effects of pollution of growth of mustard plant

Author(s): Nidhi Kumari
Abstract: The Study aimed to appraise the effect of different air pollutants viz SO2, NO2, SPM on growth of mustard plants growing at polluted sites near to Oil Refinery & at reference site (far from polluted site). Air pollution has become a serious environmental stress to mustard plants due to increasing industrialization. Pollutant impair photosynthetic activity, suppress growth parameters, foliage injury & finally growth reduction of plants measured as height of plants, Leaf area, dry shoot & root weight. Comparative study of the above growth parameter were investigated at polluted & reference site near Barauni Oil Refinery. The polluted site atmosphere contains high amount of SO2, NO2 & SPM in comparison to reference site which finally crossed the threshold resistance of mustard plant exerting injurious effect on plant.
Pages: 11-13  |  732 Views  37 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Nidhi Kumari. Effects of pollution of growth of mustard plant. 2018; 7(4S): 11-13.
Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry