The Effects of Some Hormone Applications on Lilium martagon L. Germination and Morpholgical Characters
Kerim Guney1, Mehmet Cetin2, Kudret Betul Guney3, Abdullah Melekoglu4
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1Kastamonu University, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Engineering, Kuzeykent, Kastamonu, Turkey
2Kastamonu University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture,
Kuzeykent, Kastamonu, Turkey
3Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science, Ankara, Turkey
4Kastamonu University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Genetics and Bioengineering,
Kuzeykent, Kastamonu, Turkey
Submission date: 2017-04-11
Final revision date: 2017-05-02
Acceptance date: 2017-05-03
Online publication date: 2017-09-18
Publication date: 2017-11-07
Pol. J. Environ. Stud. 2017;26(6):2533–2538
Lilium martagon L. is a perennial geophyte species belonging to the large Liliaceae family. Its population is at the status of ‘’VU’’ in the Red Data Book of Turkish Plants, and along with many European countries, it is included in Turkey’s list of plants that are endemic and imperiled. This study analyzed the potential of producing Lilium martagon L. with teeth. Four different hormones (IAA: iIndole-3-acetic acid; IBA: indole-3-butyric acid; NAA: naphthylacetic acid; and GA3: gibberellic acid) were applied in three doses (1,000, 3,000, and 5,000 ppm) on apical, medium, and basal parts and after 120 days, six morphological characteristics were determined. According to the results, 1,000 ppm IBA implementation is seen as the most effective hormone dose implementation on morphological characters. According to the effect of fraction position, for all characters the individuals formed by the pieces taken from the bottom parts of teeth are included in the first homogeneous group. Also, it is revealed that each of the apical, medium, and basal parts were obtained by cutting nail-like scales on the corpus in three equal pieces and have the potential for meristematic reproduction ability.