I= RESPONSE OF OKRA (HIBISCUS ESCULENTUS L.) TO SOIL APPLIED ENCAPSULATED CALCIUM CARBIDE
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Title of Thesis
RESPONSE OF OKRA (HIBISCUS ESCULENTUS L.) TO SOIL APPLIED ENCAPSULATED CALCIUM CARBIDE

Author(s)
Saif ur Rehman Kashif
Institute/University/Department Details
Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2008
Subject
Soil & Environmental Sciences
Number of Pages
229
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
okra, hibiscus esculentus l, encapsulated calcium carbide, nitrification inhibitor gas, plant hormone, ethylene, protein

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 7
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  2.1 Calcium Carbide As A Source Of Nitrification Inhibitor Gas 9
  2.2 Calcium Carbide As A Source Of Plant Hormone 15
  2.3 Plan Growth Responses To Ethylene 17
  2.4 Ethephon As A Source Of Ethylene For Plants 50
  2.5 Ethylene And Protein In Plants 53
4 3 Materials And Methods 60
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  3.1 Experiment 1 : Evaluation Of CaC 2 As A Source Of Acetylene (C 2 H 2 ) And Ethylene (C 2 H 4 ) 61
  3.2 Experiment 2: Microbial Influence On Release Of Acetylene (C 2 H 2 )/ Ethylene (C 2 H 4 ) Form Calcium Carbide 67
  3.3 Experiment 3 : Evaluation Of CaC 2 As An Inhibitor Of Nitrification 69
  3.4 Experiment 4: Germination Response Of Okra Seeds To Calcium Carbide 71
  3.5 Experiment 5: Germination Response Of Okra Seed To Calcium Carbide With Ethylene Synthesis/ Action Inhibitor 74
  3.6 Experiment 6: Response Of Okra To Rate And Time Of Application Of Calcium Carbide 78
  3.7 Experiment 7: Response Of Okra To Soil Applied Calcium Carbide In Pot Experiment 82
  3.8 Experiment 8: Response Of Okra To Soil Applied Calcium Carbide In Filed Experiment 85
  3.9 Experiment 9: Molecular Response Of Okra To Applied Calcium Carbide 88
  3.10 Meteorological Data 91
  3.11 Statistical Analysis 91
5 4 Results And Discussion 94
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  4.1 Experiment 1: Evaluation Of Calcium Carbide As A Source Of Acetylene And Ethylene 94
  4.2 Experiment 2: Microbial Influence On Release Of Acetylene (C 2 H 2 )/ Ethylene( C 2 h 4 ) From Calcium Carbide 98
  4.3 Experiment 3: Evaluation Of Calcium Carbide As A Inhibitor Of Nitrification 103
  4.4 Experiment 4: Germination Response Of Okra Seeds To Calcium Carbide 108
  4.5 Experiment 5: Response Of Okra Seeds To Ethylene Biosynthesis/ Action Inhibitors 120
  4.6 Experiment 6: Response Of Okra To Rate And Time Of Application Of Calcium Carbide 144
  4.7 Experiment 7: Response Of Okra To Soil Applied Calcium Carbide In Pot Experiment 151
  4.8 Experiment 8: Response Of Okra To Soil Applied Calcium Carbide In Filed Experiment 162
  4.9 Experiment 9: Molecular Responses O Okra To Calcium Carbide 170
6 5 Summary 177
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7 6 Literature Cited 183
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  6.1 Statement Concerning Data 209
  6.2 Annexures For Statistical Analysis 210