Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 214 - 221 2019-06-30

Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures
Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures

Fatih HANCI [1] , Mehmet ÇINGI [2] , Hakan AKINCI [3]

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The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of different L-tryptophan and melatonin concentrations on several germination parameters of onion and leek seeds under low and high-temperature conditions. The experiments were carried out in laboratories of the Erciyes University. Seeds were treated with 125, 250, 375 ppm L-Tryptophan and 5, 10, 25 uM Melatonin for 24 hours, then subjected to germination tests at optimum (21 oC) chilling stress (7 oC) and hot temperature (35 oC) conditions. Seeds not treated were considered as controls. Treatment of onion seeds with 125 ppm L-tryptophan had a significantly positive effect on final germination ratio at 7 oC while in leek seeds, the 5 µM concentration of melatonin had a significant effect on the germination index at the same temperature. In both Allium species, hormone treatments had no effect on mean germination time. These values decreased depending on the increase in temperature. The extreme level of high temperature burned certain percent of seedlings, while at low temperature, seedlings were not harmed by cold domination.

In this study, the effects of pre-sowing L-Tryptophan and Melatonin treatments on germination of onion and leek seeds under different temperature conditions were investigated. Seeds were treated with 125, 250, 375 ppm L-Tryptophan and 5, 10, 25 uM Melatonin for 24 hours, then subjected to germination tests at optimum (21 ˚C) chilling stress (7 ˚C) and hot temperature (35˚C) conditions. Treated with distilled water seeds were considered as controls. Treatment of onion seeds with 125 ppm L-tryptophan had a significantly positive effect on final germination ratio at 7˚C while in leek seeds, the 5 µM concentration of melatonin had a significant effect on the germination index at the same temperature. In both Allium species, hormone treatments had no effect on mean germination time. These values decreased depending on the increase in temperature. The extreme level of high temperature burned certain percent of seedlings, while at low temperature, seedlings were not harmed by cold domination.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Science
Published Date Haziran 2019
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2015-0351
Author: Fatih HANCI (Primary Author)
Institution: Erciyes University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Horticulture, Kayseri
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-8030-2874
Author: Mehmet ÇINGI
Institution: Erciyes University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Horticulture, Kayseri
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1138-716X
Author: Hakan AKINCI
Institution: Erciyes University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Horticulture, Kayseri
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: June 30, 2019

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APA HANCI, F , ÇINGI, M , AKINCI, H . (2019). Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures. Türkiye Tarımsal Araştırmalar Dergisi, 6 (2), 214-221. DOI: 10.19159/tutad.559617
MLA HANCI, F , ÇINGI, M , AKINCI, H . "Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures". Türkiye Tarımsal Araştırmalar Dergisi 6 (2019): 214-221 <http://dergipark.org.tr/tutad/issue/44154/559617>
Chicago HANCI, F , ÇINGI, M , AKINCI, H . "Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures". Türkiye Tarımsal Araştırmalar Dergisi 6 (2019): 214-221
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ISNAD HANCI, Fatih , ÇINGI, Mehmet , AKINCI, Hakan . "Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures". Türkiye Tarımsal Araştırmalar Dergisi 6 / 2 (June 2019): 214-221. https://doi.org/10.19159/tutad.559617
AMA HANCI F , ÇINGI M , AKINCI H . Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures. TÜTAD. 2019; 6(2): 214-221.
Vancouver HANCI F , ÇINGI M , AKINCI H . Influence of L-Tryptophan and Melatonin on Germination of Onion and Leek Seeds at Different Temperatures. Türkiye Tarımsal Araştırmalar Dergisi. 2019; 6(2): 221-214.