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Quantification and identification of alkaloids of Eichhornia crassipes: the world’s worst aquatic plant

  title={Quantification and identification of alkaloids of Eichhornia crassipes: the world’s worst aquatic plant},
  author={N. Lata and V. Dubey},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy Research},
  • N. Lata, V. Dubey
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Journal of Pharmacy Research
  • The recent revival of interest in plant medicines across the globe and consequent pressure on precious herbal resources, calls for the use of plants through scientific screening and validation. The world’s worst aquatic weed water hyacinth usually ranges from tropical desert to subtropical or warm temperate desert to rainforest zones. The present investigation was planned to detect the presence of secondary metabolite alkaloids in the shoot and rhizome part of the plant by preliminary screening… CONTINUE READING
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