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The influence of water stress (drought) on the mineral and vitamin content of the leaves of Gongronema latifolium (Benth)

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Author(s): G.G.E. OSUAGWU | H.O. EDEOGA

Journal: International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
ISSN 2249-4340

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 301;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: water stress | minerals | vitamins | drought resistant mechanism | Gongronema latifolium

ABSTRACT
The influence of water stress (drought) on the mineral and vitamin content of the leaves of Gongronema latifolium (Benth) was investigated. G. latifolium plants were cultivated in plastic planting buckets and were subjected to mild water stress by supplying each planting bucket with 500ml of water once in a week. In the control treatment, each planting bucket was supplied with 750 ml of water three times in a week. Treatment started two months after seedling emergence. Treatment occurred for one month. The leaves were then harvested for analysis. The results obtained showed that water stress, significantly (p
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