Germination, vegetative and flowering behavior of Balsam (Impatiens balsamina L.) in response to natural photoperiods

Muhammad Aslam Baloch • Tanveer Fatima Miano • Niaz Ahmed Wahocho • Naheed Akhtar Talpur • Abdul Qadir Gola

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A lack of application of photoperiod and light intensity to manipulate the growth of current spring annuals has, in part, been due to the lack of information identifying the photoperiodic and light intensities requirements of various species. Present pot experiment was carried out at Horticulture Garden, Department of Horticulture, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, during spring 2017, which was laid out in a three replicated Complete Randomized Design (CRD). Two varieties of balsam (V1= Tom Thumb, V2 = Double Camcellia) were studied under NP1= Control (Normal day length), NP2=3 hrs (8:00 am- 11:00 am), NP3= 6 hrs (8:00 am – 2:00 pm), NP4= 9 hrs (8:00 am-5:00 pm), NP5= Natural shade. Results from the research data revealed significant (P




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