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Phytotoxic activity of Cleome arabica L. and its principal discovered active compounds
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the phytotoxic potential of Cleome arabica L, as well as to isolate the main bioactive compounds. Phytotoxicity was evaluated on germination and seedlingExpand
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Relationship between symbiotic nitrogen fixation, sucrose synthesis and anti-oxidant activities in source leaves of two Medicago ciliaris lines cultivated under salt stress
Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of NaCl salinity on symbiotic nitrogen fixation (SNF) in a Medicago ciliaris – Sinorhizobium medicae symbiosis system, with specialExpand
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Aqueous and organic extracts of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. inhibit the mycelia growth of fungi.
Aqueous extracts from various plant parts of fenugreek (3%) (aerial parts: leaves and stems (LS), roots (R), ground seeds (GS) and not ground seeds (NGS)) and petroleum ether, ethyl acetate andExpand
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Biological activities of essential oil, aqueous and organic extracts of Pituranthos tortuosus (Coss.) Maire
Abstract Aqueous and organic extracts, essential oil as well as the powder of Pituranthos tortuosus (Coss.) Maire were tested on the growth of flax (Linum usitatissimum) and turnip (Brassica rapa) toExpand
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Potent herbicidal activity of Inula crithmoïdes L.
Abstract Aqueous (10, 20, 30 and 40 g/L) and organic (hexane, chloroform and methanol, at 3000 and 6000 ppm) extracts of Inula crithmoides L. (roots, stems, leaves and flowers) were evaluated forExpand
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Response of nitrogen fixation in relation to nodule carbohydrate metabolism in Medicago ciliaris lines subjected to salt stress.
The effect of salt stress on nitrogen fixation, in relation to sucrose transport towards nodules and other sink organs and the potential of sucrose breakdown by nodules, was investigated in two linesExpand
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Chemical composition and antifungal activity of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. varied with plant ploidy level and developmental stage
Abstract The efficacy of aerial parts’ organic extracts of diploid and mixoploid Trigonella foenum-graecum L. plants, harvested at three developmental stages (vegetative, flowering and fruiting) wasExpand
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New Triterpenes from Gymnema sylvestre
Phytochemical investigation of the aerial parts of Gymnema sylvestre has led to the isolation of seven new triterpenes, six oleane types (5, 7–11) and a new lupane type (12), and of the six knownExpand
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Improvement of Pisum sativum salt stress tolerance by bio-priming their seeds using Typha angustifolia leaves aqueous extract
Abstract This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of seed bio-priming on the salinity tolerance of pea ( Pisum sativum L.), variety Lincoln. The aqueous extract of Typha angustifolia L. leavesExpand
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The impact of Tunisian Capparidaceae species on cytological, physiological and biochemical mechanisms in lettuce
Abstract The Capparidaceae species had excellent phytotoxic effect on weed growth in Tunisia with, regardless to the several perturbation of physiological and cellular processes in target plants. InExpand
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