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Table 4 Means comparison of spraying of times and amounts of nano Tio 2 on traits of Zea mays

From: Study of photosynthetic pigments changes of maize (Zea mays L.) under nano Tio2 spraying at various growth stages

Carotenoids (mg.g-1.fw) Total chlorophyll (a + b) (mg.g-1.fw) Chlorophyll a (mg.g-1.fw) Amounts of nanoTio2 Times of spraying
1.56f 4.70f 2.61f (Distilled water) Control Vegetative stage
1.62e 4.72ef 2.63ef (Bulk) Tio2 Vegetative stage
1.64ed 4.83c 2.69c (0.01%) Nano Tio2 Vegetative stage
1.64ed 4.90b 2.74b (0.03%) Nano Tio2 Vegetative stage
1.63ed 4.75e 2.63ef (Distilled water) Control Appearance of male flowers
1.65abc 4.80dc 2.67cd (Bulk) Tio2 Appearance of male flowers
1.65abc b4.93b 2.75b 0.01% Nano Tio2 Appearance of male flowers
1.63edc 5.01a 2.82a 0.03% Nano Tio2 Appearance of male flowers
1.63ed 4.76de 2.64e (Distilled water) Control Appearance of female flowers
1.65abc 4.79dc 2.66d (Bulk) Tio2 Appearance of female flowers
1.66a 4.92b 2.74b ()0.01% Nano Tio2 Appearance of female flowers
1.66a 5.04a 2.84a (0.03%) Nano Tio2 Appearance of female flowers
  1. Note: Means in the same columns and rows, followed by the same letter are not significantly difference (P < 0.01).