DAYS AFTER TREATMENT (DAT)

1 DAT

3 DAT

5 DAT

7 DAT

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

Rapeseed

Soybean

Wheat

FRESH WEIGHT

T0

0.11±0.0033a

1.29±0.028a

0.20±0.005a

0.23±0.0050a

1.57±0.017 a

0.27±0.001a

0.28±0.038a

1.70±0.005a

0.35±0.008a

0.29±0.020a

2.02±0.098a

0.350±0.005a

T1

0.10±0.0016a

1.25±0.088a

0.14±0.001b

0.18±0.0033b

1.47±0.025 a

0.20±0.0003b

0.19±0.003b

1.65±0.028a

0.31±0.003a

0.22±0.003b

1.91±0.17a

0.307±.0030b

T2

0.096±0.0029a

0.75±0.003b

0.11±0.003cb

0.17±0.0020b

0.94±0.002 b

0.20±0.0010b

0.17±0.003b

1.10±0.017b

0.30±0.026a

0.18±0.002b

1.96±0.23a

0.317±0.003b

T3

0.037±0.004c

0.61±0.05b

0.10±0.012c

0.10±0.0030c

0.867±0.06b

0.14±0.023c

0.11±0.01b

0.77±0.029c

0.25±0.026b

0.12±0.001c

1.52±0.01b

ND

ROOT LENGTH

T0

4.97±0.1a

15.83±0.16a

11.87±0.13a

8.80±0.17a

17.97±0.03a

17.47±0.29a

25.96±0.03a

20.27±0.64a

18.97±0.03a

34.83±0.16a

24.17±0.44a

21.33±0.33a

T1

4.50±0.23a

10.77±0.06b

10.17±0.43b

8.07±0.08a

11.67±0.60b

16.93±0.52a

20.17±0.16b

19.83±0.06a

18.57±0.56a

33.97±0.54a

21.93±0.93a

20.13±0.44a

T2

3.47±0.03b

8.03±0.03c

9.19±0.49bc

7.50±0.28b

8.50±0.26c

14.53±0.29b

20.67±0.33b

9.83±0.03b

15.60±0.30b

30.00±0.57b

13.00±0.46b

16.27±0.37b

T3

3.27±0.26b

6.80±0.30d

8.23±0.26c

7.07±0.21b

7.17±0.33c

10.43±0.34c

17.47±0.03c

8.47±0.27b

10.67±0.55c

24.00±1.1c

11.83±0.08b

ND

SHOOT LENGTH

T0

8.97±0.12a

20.00±0.57a

13.87±0.13a

9.49±0.019a

26.33±0.16a

20.80±0.85a

15.13±0.40a

30.50±0.28a

23.63±0.31a

25.97±0.03a

37.98±0.01a

26.37±0.27a

T1

7.03±0.03b

19.33±0.88a

12.93±0.06a

9.52±0.011a

24.00±0.11b

14.10±0.37b

13.97±0.03a

28.23±0.10b

20.39±0.51b

20.57±0.06b

35.00±0.15b

21.47±0.46b

T2

6.97±0.08b

19.83±0.08a

10.80±0.90b

8.53±0.017b

20.07±0.06c

13.60±0.72b

10.97±0.03b

21.00±0.28c

16.50±0.86c

20.67±0.33b

25.00±0.11b

18.44±0.44c

T3

6.33±0.17c

17.20±0.25b

7.77±0.31c

7.54±0.023c

19.13±0.46c

8.88±0.74c

11.93±0.40b

19.97±0.03c

8.59±0.34d

17.60±0.10c

20.00±1.15c

ND

Data are mean ± SE, n = 3. Values denoted by similar letters are not significant. ND = Non-signficant
Table 6: Effect of chromium treatments on the fresh weight, root length and shoot length of the rapeseed (cv Pusa Gold), soybean (cv Pusa 20) and wheat (cv HD 2402) seedlings at various days after treatment (DAT).