Promotive Effects of Geraniol on Radicle Growth of Several Vegetables and Leaf Growth of Brassica campestris

Geraniol의 채소 작물 유근생장 및 배추 생장 촉진효과

  • Received : 2015.09.21
  • Accepted : 2015.11.07
  • Published : 2015.12.31


This study investigated the plant growth promoting activity of geraniol on Chinese cabbage (Brasscia campestris ssp. Pekinensis Rupr.), Pak Choi (Brassica rapa L.), Crown daisy (Chrysanthemum coronarium L.), Iceberg lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) and Leaf perilla (Perilla frutescens Britt.). Geraniol at 0.5 to $10mg\;L^{-1}$ promoted radical growth of Chinese cabbage Pak Choi, Crown daisy, Iceberg lettuce and leaf perilla by >30%. In the pot experiments, geraniol treatment at $20mg\;L^{-1}$ by drenching increased up to 190% of the aerial part growth promotion. By comparison, foliar application showed 124% promoting activity only at $100mg\;L^{-1}$.


Chinese cabbage;drenching application;geraniol;plant growth promotion


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