ABSTRACT. This study aims to evaluate the effect of seed priming for two pepper varieties by extracts of two algae thalli on the performance of growth at vegetative stage.The seeds were soaked in thalli aqueous extracts (at 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 g/L), for 24 h at 28±2°C, rinsed thoroughly with distilled water and then dried to their initial weight as a first batch (SD), a second batch of seeds was considered, corresponding to seeds placed in Petri dishes to germinate directly after washing (SND). Untreated …
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