Taxol content in the bark of Himalayan Yew in relation to tree age and sex.

@article{Nadeem2002TaxolCI,
  title={Taxol content in the bark of Himalayan Yew in relation to tree age and sex.},
  author={Mohammad Nadeem and H. C. Rikhari and Anil Kumar and Lok Man Singh Palni and Shyamal Kumar Nandi},
  journal={Phytochemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={627-31}
}
Taxol content in the bark of Taxus baccata trees growing in a homogenous (uniform) environment at Jageshwar, District Almora in Central Himalaya has been quantified. The average taxol concentration in the bark of sampled trees was 0.0558+/-0.008% (of dry wt.) and was about 64% higher for male plants (averaged across tree age) in comparison to female trees. Maximum taxol content was recorded in the bark samples collected from trees of >110 yrs age. ANOVA indicates a significant difference in the… CONTINUE READING