• Aiad Abdel kareim Akhreim Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Faculty of Science, Botany Department, Box 919, Al-Bayda, Libya
  • K. D. Ahire Department of Environmental Science, K.R.T. Arts, B.H. Commerce, A.M. Science (KTHM) College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Colchicine, Zea Mays, Chlorophyll


At Omar Mukhtar University, an experiment was carried out to investigate the effects of treating Zea Mays with varying concentrations of colchicine. The experiment was designed using random sectors in three replications at concentrations of 0.0%, 0.15%, 0.20%, and 0.10% (control). The obtained results demonstrated a substantial change in the characteristic of plant height and, at concentration, a superior characteristic of average height of 0.20 percent. Significant variations were also observed in the leaf area, with the best outcome occurring at 0.20% concentration. Additionally, the variation in the average sort of the plant's properties, which was significant at 0.20% concentration, accounts for the average length of the cob as well as the average diameter, chlorophyll A and B, and chlorophyll B averages. There were notable variations in the average characteristics of each of the following: average weight of cobs/ha, average weight of cobs/plant, average number of grains per row/cob, average number of cobs per plant, and average weight of cobs/ha, according to the study of the quantitative characters and their effect on colchicine treatment. The average sort of plant for each attribute showed significant differences, with the average Colchicine treatment at a concentration of 0.20% being preferable. However, the average weight of 100 grains showed no significant changes between the average treatments.


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How to Cite
kareim Akhreim, A. A., & Ahire, K. D. (2024). EFFECT OF COLCHICINE ON QUALITY AND MORPHOLOGY ON ZEA MAYS PROPERTIES. GPH-International Journal of Agriculture and Research, 7(02), 51-56. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10936528