A gradual reduction of female structures in the pistillate flowers ofRicinus communis L. (castor-bean) with chlorflurenol (morphactin)

@article{Varkey1982AGR,
  title={A gradual reduction of female structures in the pistillate flowers ofRicinus communis L. (castor-bean) with chlorflurenol (morphactin)},
  author={Mary Rithu Varkey and R. K. Nigam},
  journal={Biologia Plantarum},
  year={1982},
  volume={24},
  pages={152-154}
}
Chlorflurenol (morphactin) EMD 7301 W (60, 120 and 240 mg I−1) when applied at five to seven leaf and 10–12 leaf stage induced hermaphrodite flowers in the inflorescences ofRicinus communis. The hermaphrodite flowers were mostly apical in position unlike the apical female flower in the control. With an increase in the time gap between sowing and emergence of the inflorescence there was a reduction of the female structures in the hermaphrodite flowers. The last formed inflorescences had an… CONTINUE READING

Figures from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.