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  1. Vol. 56 No. 2, p. 214-217
    Received: June 25, 1963

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Salinity Effects on the Growth of Corn at Different Stages of Development1

  1. Malek T. Kaddah and
  2. Salma I. Ghowail2



Tolerance of corn grown in field plots to salt was shown to be moderate and to increase with stage of development. Chlorides of Na, Ca, and Mg and sulfates of Na and Mg induced differential growth responses to corn seedlings. Contents of Ca, Mg, K, Na, and Cl in the seedling tops depended on kind and concentration of added salts, whereas total cations and N and P contents were little affected under the various treatments.

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