Detection of Heavy Metals in Steel Factory Effluent and Their Effect on Seed Germination, Seedling Growth, Chlorophyll Contents, Growth and Yield of Phaseolus mungo

Publication Date : 31/03/2016


Author(s) :

SURESH KUMAR , VANDANA.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 3
(03 - 2016)



Abstract :

Present study was carried out to see the effect of the industrial effluent discharged from steel factory which have several kinds of pollutants like heavy metals. The studies were done in different concentration of effluent. The result showed that low concentration was in favour of germination, seedling growth, chlorophyll contents, growth and yield of Phaseolus mungo while there was gradual decrease with increasing concentration of effluent in germination, seedling growth, chlorophyll contents, growth and yield of Phaseolus mungo. The maximum inhibition was found in pure effluent.


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