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Medicinal and essential oil plants

Covering all aspects of the breeding, genetics, cultivation, plant protection, physiology, environment and postharvest technology of medicinal plants, essential oil plants, culinary herbs and spice plants.

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Ethnopharmacological relevance: Cuachalalate (Amphipterygium adstringens) stem bark has been used to heal wounds and counteract microbial infections since pre-Hispanic times. However, its effect in treating infected burns remains unclear. Study objectives: To determine the antipathogenic capacity...

Rosario Hortencia Gómez-Salgado, M. del; Beltrán-Gómez, J. Á.; Díaz-Nuñez, J. L.; Rivera-Chávez, J. A.; García-Contreras, R.; Estrada-Velasco, Á. Y.; Quezada, H.; Bello, C. A. S.; Castillo-Juárez, I.
Elsevier Ltd
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2024, 319, Part 2,

The use of medicinal plants can make a valuable contribution to the prevention and treatment of young animal diseases. At the same time, the recovery of the animals can be supported in addition to the veterinary therapy. This fact sheet presents the traditionally most commonly used and...

Ayrle-Strauss, H.; Walkenhorst, M.
Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau FiBL
Kälber und Ferkel mit Arzneipflanzen stärken: Potenzial der Phytotherapie aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht, 2022, pp 25 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Improvement of crop plants relies on the availability of plant genetic variation. There are several approaches for enhancing genetic variability and for breeding better genotypes to achieve high productivity to meet the demands of food security. India is an agrarian country, whose economic...

December 2022
arable land; cereals; climate change; crop production; crop yield; cultivars; food security; genetic variation; income; induced mutations; legumes; medicinal plants; mutagenesis; mutants; nutritive value; oilseeds; plant protection; recombination; seeds; stress response; stress
Badigannavar, A. M.; Suvendu Mondal; Penna Suprasanna
News Article

Light intensity, light duration and spectral distribution characteristics significantly affect growth, nutritional properties and sensory...

September 2021
Alexis Rendell-Dunn
AbstractFull Text

Scientific research on passion fruit has been conducted in several institutions worldwide, and it is of interest to the productive sector, the scientific community, and science and technology managers to learn about current scientific advances and opportunities through metric studies of...

Turazi, C. M. V.; Fernandes, P. C. C.; Faleiro, F. G.; Costa, A. M.
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Ciência Rural, 2024, 54, 1,

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