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Siliqua

 

(1) An ancient Roman unit of weight or measure equal to 1/728 of a libra (327.45 g) or one-sixth of a scripulum (0.19g).

(2) A Roman and Byzantine silver coin. First issued in A.D. 323, it was equal to 1/24 of a gold solidus. During the fifth and sixth centuries it was used as the basic monetary unit of the Byzantine Empire. With the fall of the Byzantine Empire the sili-qua went out of use.

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In low densities, in addition to the number of seeds per siliqua, the number of siliquae per plant is also increased as compared to high densities, which represents high flexibility of Indian mustard to the plant density changes.
The number of siliquae per plant of Indian mustard was affected highly significantly (p < 0.
The application of 200 kg N/ha, by preventing flower and siliqua abscission, increasing the number of siliquae per unit area and affecting 1000-seed weight led to more seed yield.