Testig Growth of Elodea nuttallii (Palnch.) H. St. John with Different Culture Media


Abstract: The Growth rate of Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H.St.John was tested in different culture media. Effects of snail was also determined on the growth rate of the plant. E. nuttallii grew well in the canal sediment medium. It also grew well in Steinberg Solution No 1, but not in Steinberg Solution No 2 and JIC:sand media. Overall the snail treatment did not significantly affect the growth rate of E. nuttallii in all tested growth media.

Keywords: Elodea, snail, nutrient

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