Proceedings: Plant Sciences

, Volume 98, Issue 1, pp 61–66 | Cite as

Effect of some phenolic acids on quality and yield of chickpea seeds

  • G S Mangat
  • Krishan Dutt
  • C P Malik


Exogenous application of 1-amino; 4-sulphonate, β-naphthol; 8-amino; 3–6 disulphonate, γ-naphthol; 1, 3-dihydroxybenzene and 4, 6-Bis (diazonaphthalene sulphonate-resorcinol) 5, 20, 50 ppm) increased number of pods per plant, number of seeds/pod and improved the yield (kg/ha) in chickpea. Some of the compounds enhanced total free amino acids and soluble protein and total soluble sugars. The effects of the phenolic acids on growth and development were independent of their structural configuration.


Phenolic compounds yield quality Cicer arietinum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G S Mangat
    • 1
  • Krishan Dutt
    • 1
  • C P Malik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyPunjab Agricultural UniversityLudhianaIndia

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