This investigation was conducted at the Field Crops Department, Agriculture Faculty, Namik Kemal University Tekirdag, Turkey. The present
research has studied the effects of NaCl of different concentrations on some characteristics of germination of flax. One flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) variety
(Raulin) has been studied under four salinity treatments, including, 0, 50, 100 and 150 mM in the laboratory conditions. In the experiments, germination rate,
plant fresh weight, hypocotyl and radicula length for all genotypes were decreased at the increase of salt dose. The evaluated flax variety was significantly
different for germination speed and radicula length. Although the highest germination speed was recorded in 100 mM (100.0 %), 0 mM and 50 mM salt doses
had the highest values for hypocotly and radicula length.
S. Yaver, C. Pasa