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Concerted efforts have been made to push up andrographolide production through optimization of culture conditions, calli induction, cell growth and elicitation in cell suspension culture of Andrographis paniculata Nees. Optimum callus induction was obtained with cotyledon and hypocotyls of the...

Author(s)
Dawande, A. A.; Sanjay Sahay
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2020, 9, 4, pp 688-694
CAB ReviewFull Text

The Clusiaceae family is widespread in tropical regions and includes 27 genera, among which is the genus Garcinia Lin. Garcinia species have multiple applications in traditional and industrial fields. Although these species are gaining much attention worldwide due to their traditional uses and...

Date
January 2020
Subjects
checklists; databases; genetic diversity; genetic variation; medicinal plants; plant genetic resources; reviews; utilization
Author(s)
Guedje, N. M.
MiscellaneousFull Text

This book is about the people of Hobeni Village (South Africa) and the protected area that neighbors them, the Dwesa-Cwebe Nature Reserve. For over 100 years, the communities next to the Dwesa and Cwebe forests have been caught in a conflict over natural resources. Residents were forcibly removed...

Author(s)
Tavenner, K.
Publisher
Bioversity International
Publication
Women's hidden harvest: indigenous vegetables and AmaXhosa cultural survival in Hobeni Vollage, South Africa, 2018, pp 54 pp.
News Article

Lavender is instantly recognisable with its heady scent and distinctive purple flowers. The plant is cultivated as an ornamental, for use as a...

Date
October 2017
Author(s)
Jen Cunniff
AbstractFull Text

Concerted efforts have been made to push up andrographolide production through optimization of culture conditions, calli induction, cell growth and elicitation in cell suspension culture of Andrographis paniculata Nees. Optimum callus induction was obtained with cotyledon and hypocotyls of the...

Author(s)
Dawande, A. A.; Sanjay Sahay
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2020, 9, 4, pp 688-694

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