BIOMETRIC OBSERVATIONS ON IPOMOEA PURPUREA (L.) ROTH (CONVOLVULACEAE) LEAVES

Authors

  • Rodica Bercu Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences,"Ovidius" University, Constantza
  • Marius Fagaras Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences,"Ovidius" University, Constantza

Abstract

The paper discloses a research model of leaf investigation, based on biometrical measurements and morphological observations. There are only a few examples of this type of biometrical investigation and analysis model applied on spontaneous plants leaves in literature. The article comprises biometrical investigations on Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth leaves. The measurements and observations were performed on 40 mature leaves of the studied genotype, including linear measurements, percentage ratio, angular measurements and the leaf surface as well. The biometric measurements were the basis of a mathematical calculation of the average values on the studied species.

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2015-12-27