• Effect of some growth regulators on the leaf architecture ofTagetes erecta L.

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      Tagetes erecta ; leaf architecture; growth substances

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      Several leaf deformities viz bilobed leaf segment, asymmetrical leaf base, unsegmented simple leaves etc, accompanied with changes in leaf architecture were observed inTagetes erecta L. plants sprayed with aqueous solutions of different growth substances namely Indole-3-acetic acid, Gibberellic acid, 2,3,5-triiodobenzoic acid and Kinetin. The major changes include the gradual conversion of segmented simple leaf into an unsegmented one owing to 2,3,5-triiodobenzoic acid spray treatment.

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      Vidhu1 Y S Murty2

      1. Botany Department, Sahu Jain College, Najibabad - 246 763, India
      2. Botany Department, Institute of Advanced Studies, Meerut University, Meerut - 250 005, India
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