Waterlogging effects on some antioxidant enzymes activities and yield of three wheat promising lines


  • Fereshteh ALIZADEH-VASKASI Department of Biology, Basic Science Campus, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Hemmatollah PIRDASHTI Department of Agronomy, Genetics and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute of Tabarestan, Sari agricultural science and natural resources university, Sari, Iran
  • Ali CHERATI ARAEI Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center of Mazandaran, Iran
  • Sara SAADATMAND Department of Biology, Basic Science Campus, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran




waterlogging stress, antioxidant enzymes, wheat, proline, yield, yield components


Waterlogging is one of the most important environmental stresses that have negative effects on wheat growth and yield. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of waterlogging (0, 7, 14 and 21 d) at tillering (ZG21) and stem elongation (ZG31) stages on the content of photosynthetic pigments, proline, malondialdehyde (MDA), antioxidant enzymes, grain yield and yield components of three wheat promising lines (N-93-19, N-93-9 and N-92-9). Increasing waterlogging stress reduce the photosynthetic pigments contents and the activity of catalase enzyme while increase the proline content, MDA, superoxide dismutase and peroxidase enzymes in three wheat genotypes in both tillering and stem elongation stages. Waterlogging also reduced yield and yield components in three wheat genotypes. The results showed that N-92-9 genotype had better response than other two genotypes in all studied traits under waterlogging conditions.


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12. 12. 2018



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ALIZADEH-VASKASI, F., PIRDASHTI, H., CHERATI ARAEI, A., & SAADATMAND, S. (2018). Waterlogging effects on some antioxidant enzymes activities and yield of three wheat promising lines. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 111(3), 621–631. https://doi.org/10.14720/aas.2018.111.3.10

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