Salicylic acid and jasmonic acid alter physiological performance, assimilate mobilization and seed filling of soybean under salt stress

Authors

  • Kazem GHASSEMI-GOLEZANI Department of Plant Eco-physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
  • Salar FARHANGI-ABRIZ Department of Plant Eco-physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
  • Ali BANDEHAGH Department of Plant Breading and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14720/aas.2018.111.3.08

Keywords:

chlorophyll content, jasmonic acid, salicylic acid, salinity, seed production, soybean

Abstract

This research was conducted to investigate the morpho-physiological effects of salicylic acid and jasmonic acid on soybean performance and productivity under salinity. Leaf chlorophyll content index, carotenoids and anthocyanins content, photosystem II efficiency, relative water content, leaf area, leaf mass, specific leaf area, water use efficiency, seed filling duration, assimilate mobilization efficiency and seed mass decreased, but leaf temperature, specific leaf mass and electrolytic leakage of leaves increased with enhancing salinity. Salicylic acid improved leaf chlorophyll content index, anthocyanins content, leaf area, specific leaf area, water use efficiency, seed filing duration, assimilate mobilization efficiency and seed mass under both saline and non-saline conditions. The superior effects of salicylic acid on some traits such as maximum quantum yield of PSII, relative water content and leaf electrolytic leakage only occurred under different salinity levels. Jasmonic acid improved leaf mass, specific leaf mass, carotenoids content, relative water content, seed filling rate and reduced chlorophyll content index, leaf temperature, leaf area, specific leaf area, seed filling duration, assimilates mobilization efficiency and relative electrolytic leakage of soybean, with no significant effects on photosystem II efficiency and seed mass. Application of salicylic acid was, therefore, the superior treatment for enhancing physiological performance and seed mass of soybean plants under different salinity levels.

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12. 12. 2018

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GHASSEMI-GOLEZANI, K., FARHANGI-ABRIZ, S., & BANDEHAGH, A. (2018). Salicylic acid and jasmonic acid alter physiological performance, assimilate mobilization and seed filling of soybean under salt stress. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 111(3), 597–607. https://doi.org/10.14720/aas.2018.111.3.08

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