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Study the Effect of Foliar Spray with Different Concentrations of Maleic Hydrazide on Qualitative Characteristics and the Storability of Tow Varieties of Onion (Allium cepa L.).
Rawaa Marwan Babilie
Osama Hussein Al-Abdullah
Roula Ghassan Bathoush
The study was conducted in collaboration between the General Commission for Scientific Agricultural Research and the Faculty of Agriculture- Damascus University. The experiment was carried out in Taiba Research Station of General Commission for Agricultural Research during the two seasons 2017/2018 in order to investigate the effect of foliar application of maleic hydrazide (MH) at 20 days before harvest with /4/ concentrations 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500 mg/l in addition to the control (spray with water) in some qualitative characteristics and storability indicators of local red and imported Onion variety "Dora" during of storage at natural conditions. The experiment was designed according to the complete randomized design. The results indicated that local red Onion variety had significant difference compared to the second one in qualitative characteristics and the storability studied indicators (dry matter percentage, total soluble solids percentage, weight loss percentage, and s.
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