Effect of Methyl Orange on Germination of Sorghum Vulgare and Phaseolus Mungo
Azo dyes are toxic compounds and because of highly persistent to degrade, it can cause many environmental pollutions. Irrigation with waste water include theses dyes can affect soil fertility and growth of plant. In this study, treated and untreated methyl orange were tested to study their effect on the growth of two plants Sorghum vulgare and Phaseolusmungo.A higher concentration of untreateddyeinhibited the elongation of shoot androot of seedlings. Treated dye with bacteria showed a good germination for both plants.
Keywords - Methyl orange, Sorghum vulgare , Phaseolus mungo, Phytotoxicity