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Title:Effect of bio and chemical fertilizers on seed yield and its components of dill (Anethum graveolens)
Section:Pi fertilizers -
Author:Fatemeh Hashemzadeh, Bahram Mirshekari, Farrokh Rahimzadeh Khoei, Mehrdad Yarnia, Alireza Tarinejad
URL:Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
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To study the effects of bio and chemical fertilizers on seed yield and some of the yield components of
dill (Anethum graveolens L.), a pot experiment was performed at the Research Station of Faculty of
Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Iran, in 2010. This experiment was conducted
factorially based on completely randomized design with three replications. Studied factors consisted of
dill landrace populations (Mobarakeh Esfahan and Hamadan), mycorrhiza strains (Glomus interadices
and Glomus mosseae and a non-inoculated one as control), nitrogen fixing biofertilizers (nitroxin, super
nitro plus and a non-inoculated one as control) and chemical fertilizers containing nitrogen in urea form
and phosphorus in triple super phosphate form (0, 50 and 100% of the recommended dose). Studied
traits were number of umbels and seeds per plant, 1000 seed weight and seed yield. The results showed
that mycorrhiza application increased the number of seeds per plant and seed yield nearly 32 and 32.5%
more than control, respectively. Application of nitrogen fixing biofertilizers also influenced all
characteristics studied, significantly. All the characteristics under study except 1000 seed weight were
affected by chemical fertilizers. In addition, results revealed that interaction of factors had significant
effect on more of the traits under study.

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