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Volume 21, 2020XI International Scientific and Practical Conference “Biological Plant Protection is the Basis of Agroecosystems Stabilization”
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||22 June 2020|
The study of natural essential oils as growth regulators of winter wheat
1 Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution”All-Russian Research Institute of Biological Plant Protection”, Krasnodar-39, Krasnodar, 350039, Russia
2 Kuban State University, 149 Stavropolskaya st., Krasnodar, 350040, Russia
3 I.T. Trubilin Kuban State Agrarian University, 13 Kalinina st., Krasnodar, 350044, Russia
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Growth regulators are rather important for obtaining high yields of agricultural crops. Recently, more and more research on biologically active substances has been carried out among natural products, in particular, essential oils of plants. Our study is aimed at the search for winter wheat growth regulators among essential oils. In three-year field small-plot experiments, the growth-regulating activity of anise, fenchel and apricot oils was studied. When we treated the vegetating plants with the water emulsions of the above mentioned oils (dose – 30 g/ha) twice in the tillering and the flag leaf phases, the yield increase of Grom winter wheat variety was 8.6–10.8 %. The quality of seeds also improved: the protein content increased by 0.6-1.1 %, gluten by 1.8-2.7 %.
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