Plant Growth Regulation

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 165–167 | Cite as

Effect of brassionosteriods on nodulation and nitrogenase activity in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

  • B. Vidya Vardhini
  • S. Seeta Ram Rao


The effect of brassinolide, 24-epibrassinolide and 28-homobrassinolide on nodulation and nitrogenase activity of groundnut was studied. The tested brassinosteroids substantially increased both nodulation and nitrogenase activity.

brassinosteroids groundnut nitrogenase activity nodulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Vidya Vardhini
    • 1
  • S. Seeta Ram Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyOsmania UniversityHyderabad --India

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