African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

NaCl tolerance studies at seedling stage among different genotypes of Helianthus annus L.

Shehzad Ahmad Kang*
  • Shehzad Ahmad Kang*
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 38040.
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Muhammad Shoaib
  • Muhammad Shoaib
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 38040.
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Frasat Saeed
  • Frasat Saeed
  • Cotton Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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Muhammad Amin
  • Muhammad Amin
  • Pulses Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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Amad Abbas
  • Amad Abbas
  • National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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  •  Received: 10 September 2013
  •  Accepted: 09 January 2015
  •  Published: 31 March 2015

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