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Pelargonium quercetorum is a medicinal plant traditionally used for treating intestinal worms. In the present study, the chemical composition and bio-pharmacological properties of P. quercetorum extracts were investigated. Enzyme inhibition and scavenging/reducing properties of water, methanol, and ...

Author(s)
Chiavaroli, A.; Libero, M. L.; Simone, S. C. di; Acquaviva, A.; Nilofar; Recinella, L.; Leone, S.; Brunetti, L.; Cicia, D.; Izzo, A. A.; Orlando, G.; Zengin, G.; Uba, A. I.; Cakilcioğlu, U.; Mukemre, M.; Elkiran, O.; Menghini, L.; Ferrante, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Plants, 2023, 12, 5,
Abstract

Pelargonium sidoides DC. (Geraniaceae), a broadly investigated perennial herb native to South Africa, contains numerous medicinal coumarins in its roots with confirmed anti-viral properties in both clinical and in vitro studies. Transgenic hairy root lines (HRLs) of P. sidoides mediated by ...

Author(s)
Yousefian, Z.; Hamidoghli, Y.; Golkar, P.; Mirjalili, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Industrial Crops and Products, 2023, 194,
Abstract

In the food sector, the formation of biofilms as a result of microbial adherence on food-grade surfaces causes a major problem resulting in significant economic losses. Thereby, this work aimed to elaborate a biodegradable film using chitosan (CS-film) and reinforce its antiadhesion activity by...

Author(s)
Mouhoub, A.; Er Raouan, S.; Guendouz, A.; El-Alaoui-Talibi, Z.; Ibnsouda Koraichi, S.; El-Abed, S.; Delattre, C.; El-Modafar, C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2023, 39, 3,
Abstract

To clarify the mechanism of Guzmania bract reddening, we conducted the following investigation from three aspects. First, we determined the pigments contained in the red Guzmania bracts, observed tissue anatomy, and performed the color reaction test, spectral scanning analysis, and HPLC (High...

Author(s)
Jian XinLiu; Guo FuWang; Shu YuCai; Shao QuanHu; Wei YongWang
Publisher
Pakistan Botanical Society, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Botany, 2023, 55, 1, pp 313-320
Abstract

Horchata, a herbal infusion drink from Ecuador containing a mixture of medicinal plants, has been reported to exhibit anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, and antioxidant activity. The antibacterial activity of each of the plants contained in the horchata mixture has not been fully evaluated....

Author(s)
Fernandez-Soto, P.; Celi, D.; Tejera, E.; Alvarez-Suarez, J. M.; Machado, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Molecules, 2023, 28, 2,
Abstract

Pot and field experiments of Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Cymbopogon nardus (citronella) oils and their major metabolites (citronellol and citronellal) were carried out for their nematicidal activity against Meloidogyne graminicola (root-knot nematode) at 500 and 1000ppm concentration using...

Author(s)
Ajith, M.; Prashant Kaushik; Shakil, N. A.; Pankaj; Rana, V. S.
Publisher
Nematological Society of India, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Nematology, 2022, 52, 2, pp 149-154
Abstract

The effect of arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi (AMF) and plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) namely Azotobacter, Advenella spp, NPK liquid consortia (Azotobacter, Azospirillum, phosphate solubilizers and potassium solubilizers), and zinc solubilizing bacteria on rose scented geranium was evaluated...

Author(s)
Shivani Negi; Abdul Mazeed; Pooja Maurya; Dipender Kumar; Priyanka Suryavanshi
Publisher
Indian Ecological Society, College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Ecology, 2022, 49, 3 (Supplementary Issue), pp 1208-1213
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This work was carried out during the two successive seasons (2019/2020 and 2020/2021) in the Experimental Farm of Horticulture Research Station at Sids, Beni-Suef Governorate, to investigate the effect of foliar application of gibberellic acid (GA3) at 100, 200 and 300 ppm and spraying of two...

Author(s)
Abdel-Mola, M. A. M.; Kenawy, A. G. M.; Ali, S. K.; Ayyat, A. M.
Publisher
Scientific Society for Flowers and Ornamental Plants, Giza, Egypt
Citation
Scientific Journal of Flowers and Ornamental Plants, 2022, 9, 4, pp 249-271
Abstract

Due to its ornamental qualities, geraniums are a valuable commodity in the horticultural market. They are preferred as houseplants, or balcony plants with an ornamental role for buildings, and in addition to the decorative aspect and due to a good resistance to unfavorable environmental conditions, ...

Author(s)
Principal, A.; Moldovan, A.; Mitre, V.; Odagiu, A.; Moldovan, I.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
ProEnvironment, 2022, 14, 46, pp 62-65
Abstract

Context: Hydrosol is a residual product from the steam or hydro distillation process of abundant types of plants. It can be separated from the essential oil mixture by the liquid-liquid extraction process. Hydrosols from a variety of plants are becoming increasingly popular in cosmetology,...

Author(s)
Shafie, M. H.; Kamal, M. L.; Razak, N. A. A.; Hasan, S.; Uyup, N. H.; Rashid, N. F. A.; Zafarina, Z.
Publisher
Brieflands, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Citation
Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products, 2022, 17, 4,

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