New menthone type of Mentha pulegium L. volatile oil from northwest Iran.
rived compound) was contained considerable amounts (5.2%) in the essential oil. In total, volatile oil composition of M. pulegium L. plants studied in the present experiment was characterised as a…
Effect of Cymbopogon citratus and Citral on Vascular Smooth Muscle of the Isolated Thoracic Rat Aorta
- Medicine, BiologyEvidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM
The findings suggest that the relaxation effect of citral, LE, and RE is endothelium-independent and may be mainly by affecting the intracellular concentration of calcium.
Studies on Fatty Acid Composition and Proximate Analyses of Anethum Sowa L. (Dill) Seed
Anethum sowa L. (Dill) seeds were investigated to determine the fatty acid composition and proximate analyses. The seeds contain 9.36 % fatty oil. The saturated and unsaturated fatty acids…
Potential for breeding sweet pepper adapted to cooler growing conditions : a physiological and genetic analysis of growth traits in Capsicum
The physiology of growth and development of pepper and related Capsicum species were observed on young plants, and the inheritance of growth related traits was analysed, indicating an opportunity to breed for lowered temperature tolerance in Capsicum.
Estimating suitable environments for invasive plant species across large landscapes: a remote sensing strategy using Landsat 7 ETM+.
- Environmental Science
The key to reducing ecological and economic damage caused by invasive plant species is to locate and eradicate new invasions before they threaten native biodiversity and ecological processes. We used…
Quality, energy requirement and costs of drying tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus L)
Tarragon ( Artemisia dracunculus L.) is a favorite herbal and medicinal plant. Drying is necessary to achieve longer shelf life with high quality, preserving the original flavor. Essential oil…
Effect of Seasonal Variation, Fertilization and Stages of Harvest on Yield and Oil content of Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil)
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Different species of basil need different ammonium to nitrate ratio in hydroponics' system
Basil is a very important medicinal plant and culinary spice, and is marketed fresh, dried or frozen. In crop nutrition, nitrogen is essential for plant growth and as a macro-element, is part of the…
Utilization of lemon grass extract in yoghurt and lassi
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is a tropical grass native to southern parts of India and Sri Lanka. It yields aromatic oil used as flavoring, and in perfumery and medicine. It is believed to have…