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Author Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak url  doi
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  Title Evaluation of Vegetative Growth Parameters in Biofield Treated Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) and Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 4 Issue 6 Pages 688-694  
  Keywords Trivedi Effect, The Trivedi Effect, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Mahendra Trivedi, Biofield, Biofield Treatment, Bottle Gourd, Okra, Growth Contributing Characteristics of Bottle Gourd, Growth Contributing Characteristics Of Okra, Polymorphism Of Bottle Gourd, Polymorphism Of Okra, Abelmoschus Esculentus  
  Abstract The objective of the study was to assess the growth contributing characters of biofield treated bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) and okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) seeds. The seeds of both crops were divided into two groups, one was kept aside and denoted as untreated, while the other group was subjected biofield energy treatment. The variabilities in growth contributing parameters were studied and compared with their control. Further the level of glutathione (GSH) in okra leaves, along with DNA fingerprinting in bottle gourd were analyzed using RAPD method. After germination, the plants of bottle gourd were reported to be strong and erect with better canopy as compared with the control. The vegetative growth of okra plants after biofield energy treatment was found to be stout with small canopy, strong steam, and more fruits per nodes, that contributed high yield as compared with the control. However, endogenous level of GSH in the leaves of okra was increased by 47.65% as compared to the untreated group, which may suggest an improved immunity of okra crops. Besides, the DNA fingerprinting data, showed polymorphism (42%) between treated and untreated samples of bottle gourd. The overall results suggest that the biofield energy treatment on bottle gourd and okra seeds, results an improved overall growth of plant and yield, which may enhance flowering and fruiting per plant. Study results conclude that the biofield energy treatment could be an alternate method to improve the crop yield in agricultural science.  
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  Publisher Science Publishing Group Place of Publication USA Editor  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title Evaluation of Vegetative Growth Parameters in Biofield Treated Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) and Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)  
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  ISSN 2327-2694 ISBN Medium  
  Area plant-genetics Expedition Conference  
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  Call Number Trivedi Global Inc. @ gopal @ Serial 44455  
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