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Excess of N fertilizers hampers germination and root growth in rice: study

Excess of N fertilizers hampers germination and root growth in rice: study

Excessive use of nitrogen, phosphate and potassium based fertilizers is causing environmental contamination and abuse of fertilizer subsidies. Now Indian scientists have identified rice...
Proplastid (yellow) in a seed embryo cell. The wall (brown) separates two cells, their vacuoles (light grey) and their cytoplasm (blue). © Sylvain Loubéry, UNIGE.

When the seed becomes plant, it has 48 hours to survive

Germination is the process of seeds developing into new plants. First, environmental conditions must trigger the seed to grow. Usually, this is determined by...

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