Floral nectar composition of Peganum harmala L.

@article{Movafeghi2009FloralNC,
  title={Floral nectar composition of Peganum harmala L.},
  author={Ali Movafeghi and Masumeh Abedini and Fatemeh Fathiazad and Mahbubeh Aliasgharpour and Yadollah Omidi},
  journal={Natural Product Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={301 - 308}
}
Chemical composition of the floral nectar of Peganum harmala, a herbaceous medicinal perennial of the family Zygophyllaceae, was analysed using high-performance liquid chromatography technique. The nectar sugar detection experiments resulted in 33.1, 39.8 and 27.4%, respectively, for fructose, glucose and sucrose, upon which the nectar was classified as hexose rich. In addition, 11 proteinaceous amino acids were recognised and quantified in the nectar. Concentration of the insects’ favoured… Expand
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