• Sex reversal in the female plants ofCannabis sativa by cobalt ion

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      Cannabis sativa ; sex reversal; cobalt; sex expression

    • Abstract


      Apical application of cobalt chloride to female plants (50 or 100 μg/ plant) ofCannabis sativa caused drying of the shoot tip and formation of axillary branches. The latter bore male, reduced male and intersexual flowers, in addition to female flowers. Pollen in the flowers of altered sex were viable.

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      H Y Mohan Ram1 Rina Sett1

      1. Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007
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