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Effects of saponin capped triangular silver nanocrystals on the germination of , , seeds & their subsequent growth study.

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In this study, saponin capped triangular silver nanocrystals have been synthesised using fenugreek seed extract, where the extract acts both as a reducing and capping agent. X-ray diffraction study confirms the purity and crystalline nature of the prepared nanocrystals and transmission electron microscopic study shows the triangular morphology with the average edge length of 72 nm, along with the atomic force microscopy study for the height or the width of the triangular nanocrystals. These nanocrystals have been investigated against a few pulses (seeds) such as , and for their effect on the germination as well as growth of root and shoot. Considering different concentration of silver nanocrystals solution, it has been found that 25 × 10 and 80 × 10 μg/ml are the minimum and maximum concentrations of silver nanocrystals, within this range, germination and subsequent growth of root and shoot are effective. The result shows significant positive influence on the growth of root and shoot of all seeds in comparison to those of unexposed control germination. Therefore, the result of this experiment has confirmed that the use of saponin capped silver nanocrystals enhances the germination and growth of plants.

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Name: IET nanobiotechnology
ISSN: 1751-875X
Pages: 25-32

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The initial stages of the growth of SEEDS into a SEEDLING. The embryonic shoot (plumule) and embryonic PLANT ROOTS (radicle) emerge and grow upwards and downwards respectively. Food reserves for germination come from endosperm tissue within the seed and/or from the seed leaves (COTYLEDON). (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)

Very young plant after GERMINATION of SEEDS.

Young plants produced at the completion of GERMINATION of SEEDS.

The use of silver, usually silver nitrate, as a reagent for producing contrast or coloration in tissue specimens.

A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE that contains alpha-hederin, a triterpene saponin in the seeds, and is the source of black seed oil.

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