Stimulation of the germinability of seeds and germ growth under treatment with plasma-activated water

  • I. K. Naumova
  • A. I. Maksimov
  • A. V. Khlyustova
Electrical Treatment of Biological Objects and Food Products


The results of the effect of the gas discharge treatment of water on the initial growth stages of rye seeds and flowers of Zinnia annuals are presented. Gas discharge activation is shown to yield an increase in the degree of swelling (up to 50%) and germinability and to affect the length of the germs and roots.


Apply Electrochemistry Surface Engineer Control Specimen Initial Growth Stage Diaphragm Atmospheric Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. K. Naumova
    • 1
  • A. I. Maksimov
    • 2
  • A. V. Khlyustova
    • 3
  1. 1.Ivanovo State Agricultural AcademyIvanovoRussia
  2. 2.Ivanovo State Chemicotechnological UniversityIvanovoRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Chemistry of SolutionsRussian Academy of SciencesIvanovoRussia

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