The effectiveness of water and ethanolic extracts of Cuminum cyminum on the some phenotypes character of Drosophila melanogaster ( Drosophilidae :Diptera )

Abstract

The activity of water and Ethanolic extracts of the fruit of Cyminum CyminumAnd their effect on the morphological characteristics of Drosopila melanogaster Has been evaluated .The results showed a mutation of curled wings .The 0.5%Concentration gives the highest percentage of curled wings which was 55.9%The mutation transfers to the following generations and the first generation Was the most affected and the percentage of curled wings were 71.7% , 69.2% and 58% in the concentrations 0.5%, 0.25% and 0.1% respectively