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Pathogenesis-related proteins and peptides as promising tools for engineering plants with multiple stress tolerance.
Pathogenesis-related (PR) proteins and antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are a group of diverse molecules that are induced by phytopathogens as well as defense related signaling molecules. They are theExpand
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Fungal endophytes as prolific source of phytochemicals and other bioactive natural products: A review.
Endophytic fungi are those that live internally in apparently healthy and asymptomatic hosts. Endophytic fungi appear to be ubiquitous; indeed, no study has yet shown the existence of a plant speciesExpand
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Phytochemical screening of Prunella vulgaris l. - an important medicinal plant of Kashmir.
Kashmiri medicinal plant (Prunella vulgaris) was analyzed for its chemical composition and amount of bioactive constituents. The results showed that the herb contains on an average alkaloid (1120 mgExpand
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In vitro cormlet production of saffron (Crocus sativus L. Kashmirianus) and their flowering response under greenhouse.
A complete protocol for the saffron cormlet production under in vitro conditions and subsequent flowering under greenhouse conditions is described. Highest number of cormlets (70.0 ± 0.30) per cormExpand
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Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of alcoholic extracts of Rumex dentatus L.
In-vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of various concentrations ranging from 150 to 500 μg/ml of alcoholic (methanol and ethanol) extracts of Rumex dentatus were analyzed on differentExpand
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Cytogenetic effects of three commercially formulated pesticides on somatic and germ cells of Allium cepa
AbstractCytological effects of Endosri-ES (endosulfan), Nuvan-NU (dichlorvos), and Kvistin-KS (carbendazim) were evaluated on mitotic and meiotic cells of Allium cepa. Test concentrations were chosenExpand
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Enhanced production of α-amylase by Penicillium chrysogenum in liquid culture by modifying the process parameters.
In this paper, we have assessed the role of changing physicochemical parameters and substrate types on the production of α-amylase enzyme from Penicillium chrysogenum, with a view to determining theExpand
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Heavy Metal Accumulation by Azolla pinnata of Dal Lake Ecosystem , India
Free floating macrophytes play a significant role in removing different types of metals from the water bodies and carry out its purification. In view of their potential Azolla pinnata were collectedExpand
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In vivo anticoccidial activity of berberine [18, 5,6-dihydro-9,10-dimethoxybenzo(g)-1,3-benzodioxolo(5,6-a) quinolizinium]--an isoquinoline alkaloid present in the root bark of Berberis lycium.
Coccidiosis, caused by various Eimeria species, is a major parasitic disease in chicken. However the increasing resistance of these parasites to currently used anticoccidial drugs has stimulated theExpand
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Current Perspectives on Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria
The rhizosphere of plant species is an inimitable ecosystem that harbors an extensive range of microbes. Research in the wide areas of rhizosphere biotechnology highlighting new bioinoculants hasExpand
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