Polyphenol composition and antioxidant activity of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) seed extract under drought.

@article{Rebey2012PolyphenolCA,
  title={Polyphenol composition and antioxidant activity of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) seed extract under drought.},
  author={Iness Bettaieb Rebey and Nesrine Zakhama and Iness Jabri Karoui and Brahim Marzouk},
  journal={Journal of food science},
  year={2012},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={
          C734-9
        }
}
This research evaluated the effect of drought on total and individual polyphenol contents as well as the antioxidant activities of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) seeds of 2 geographic origins, Tunisia (TCS) and India (ICS). Plants were treated with different levels of water deficit: control. Our results indicated that, in both varieties, moderate water deficit (MWD) improved the number of umbels per plant as well as the number of umbellets per umbel and the seed yield, in comparison to the control… CONTINUE READING

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