In Vitro Propagation of Catha edulis

  title={In Vitro Propagation of Catha edulis},
  author={H. M. Elhag},
Khat [Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl., Celastraceae] is a perennial shrub or small tree that grows wild and is cultivated in certain regions of the Middle East and eastern Africa. The leaves are commonly chewed while fresh to alleviate hunger and to produce stimulating effects, but habitual use is often associated with social and medical problems (Shadan and. Shellard, 1962). Because khat may have other pharmacological properties (Al-Meshal et al., 1986; Nordal, 1980), there is a need to… Expand

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