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Introduced plants in the indigenous Pharmacopoeia of Northern South America
The intellectual property rights debate focuses on the flow of germplasm from developing tropical countries to developed temperate nations. Few investigators have addressed the converse. We discussExpand
Forest Ecosystems: Concepts and Management
Anti-quorum sensing activity of medicinal plants in southern Florida.
Bacterial intercellular communication, or quorum sensing (QS), controls the pathogenesis of many medically important organisms. Anti-QS compounds are known to exist in marine algae and have theExpand
Physiological Ecology of North American Plant Communities
1 The historical development of physiological plant ecology.- 1.1 The beginnings.- 1.2 The 19th century.- 1.3 The spread of physiological ecology to North America.- 1.4 The middle decades.- 1.5 TheExpand
Patterns of medicinal plant use: an examination of the Ecuadorian Shuar medicinal flora using contingency table and binomial analyses.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Botanical pharmacopoeias are non-random subsets of floras, with some taxonomic groups over- or under-represented. Moerman [Moerman, D.E., 1979. Symbols and selectivity:Expand
Effects of extracts from Italian medicinal plants on planktonic growth, biofilm formation and adherence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
AIM OF STUDY One-third of botanical remedies from southern Italy are used to treat skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI). Staphylococcus aureus, a common cause of SSTI, has generated increasingExpand
Sustainable Harvest and Marketing of Rain Forest Products
The economics of nontimber rainforest products often make a strong case for forest protection and prevention of deforestation. This book contains 33 diverse papers falling into three catagories:Expand