DAYS AFTER TREATMENT (DAT)

 

1 DAT

3 DAT

5 DAT

7 DAT

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

SOD ACTIVITY

T0

28.29±1.41a

109.27±0.0a

10.43±1.23a

30.43±0.28a

106.6±0.02a

18.65±0.05a

55.82±0.80a

33.13±0.16a

9.59±0.20a

98.54±1.49a

37.59±1.56a

6.08±1.60a

T1

31.87±0.54a

245.67±0.4b

15.41±0.69b

38.83±1.15b

108.0±1.53a

92.40±0.17b

70.77±1.18b

89.03±2.92b

20.38±0.14b

105.6±1.54a

74.57±0.16b

6.81±0.35a

T2

40.20±2.92b

345.51±0.5c

17.09±0.7bc

43.58±1.56b

122.6±0.24a

96.58±0.64c

72.80±0.54b

46.46±0.21c

32.21±0.48c

168.5±1.89b

27.77±0.01c

1.45±0.20b

T3

45.69±1.57b

396.93±0.3d

20.20±0.08c

61.26±0.80c

118.3±0.10a

64.40±1.33d

81.93±1.01c

49.85±0.05c

22.32±0.21d

174.5±1.52b

19.46±0.08d

ND

APX ACTIVITY

T0

0.154±0.017a

1.48±0.23a

1.08±0.001a

0.160±0.003a

0.37±0.03a

1.15±0.005a

0.281±0.013a

0.295±0.00a

1.41±0.005a

0.243±0.006a

0.169±0.00a

1.03±0.002a

T1

0.218±0.002b

4.88±0.24b

1.38±0.058b

0.205±0.005b

2.56±0.10 b

1.63±0.05b

0.297±0.030a

1.27±0.002b

0.73±0.071b

0.249±0.020a

1.14±0.002b

0.67±0.031b

T2

0.267±0.002c

5.89±0.28 bc

1.65±0.052c

0.232±0.003c

2.85±0.006c

1.63±0.15b

0.278±0.003a

1.33±0.003c

0.84±0.031b

0.233±0.010a

1.07±0.020b

0.75±0.017b

T3

0.279±0.001c

6.44±0.12 c

1.52±0.01bc

0.248±0.004c

2.64±0.006b

1.32±0.001a

0.270±0.001a

1.36±0.002d

0.66±0.024b

0.230±0.060a

1.26±0.020c

ND

Data are mean ± SE, n = 3. Values denoted by similar letters are not significant. ND = Non-signficant
Table 3: Effect of chromium treatments on the SOD and APX activity EU (mg protein) -1 of the rapeseed (cv Pusa Gold), soybean (cv Pusa 20) and wheat (cv HD 2402) seedlings at various days after treatment (DAT).