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While revising the southern African species of Pelargonium L'Hér. in Aiton (1789a: 417) sect. Peristera De Candolle (1824: 654) (Le Roux 2019), it was found that two names are in circulation for a single species. This matter was not addressed in the revision by Le Roux (2019) as P. althaeoides...

Author(s)
Roux, M. M. le; Klopper, R. R.
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Phytotaxa, 2020, 440, 1, pp 87-88
Abstract

Pelargonium graveolens L'Hér. well known as rose-scented geranium is used worldwide in perfume, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries. The essential oil and phenolic concentrations for this species were reported to be very low which requires their improvement. The effect of three plant...

Author(s)
Riahi, L.; Cherif, H.; Miladi, S.; Neifar, M.; Bejaoui, B.; Chouchane, H.; Masmoudi, A. S.; Cherif, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Industrial Crops and Products, 2020, 154,
Abstract

This study was carried out to determine inhibitory effect of crude extracts and essential oils (OE) of aromatic plants against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in potato fields in Bahar and Lalehjin, Iran during cropping seasons of 2015 and 2016. The results showed that crude extracts of cinnamon and...

Author(s)
Seyedmohammadreza Ojaghian; Davoudi, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas, Universidad de Tarapacá, Arica, Chile
Citation
IDESIA, 2020, 38, 1, pp 7-12
Abstract

Economic and environmental concerns limit peat use for substrate production, promoting interest in alternative materials. Hence, in this study, 16 substrates were obtained by mixing, in a factorial combination, eight substrates with different ratios of peat, rice hulls (RH), and anaerobic digestion ...

Author(s)
Bassan, A.; Bona, S.; Nicoletto, C.; Sambo, P.; Zanin, G.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agronomy, 2020, 10, 7,
Abstract

The potato tuber moth (PTM), Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller 1873) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a destructive pest of stored potatoes and potato crop. Biopesticides are certain types of pesticides derived from animals, plants, and bacteria. Botanicals are especially efficient in the form of...

Author(s)
Sharaby, A. M. F.; Gesraha, M. A.; Fallatah, S. A. B.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, London, UK
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 2020, 30, 93, pp (10 July 2020)
Abstract

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Ripersiella hibisci (Hemiptera: Rhizoecidae) for the EU. R. hibisci occurs in Japan, China and Taiwan and has spread to the USA : Florida, Hawaii and the territory of Puerto Rico. R. hibisci is a polyphagous mealybug recorded feeding ...

Author(s)
Bragard, C.; Dehnen-Schmutz, K.; Serio, F. di; Gonthier, P.; Jacques, M. A.; Miret, J. A. J.; Justesen, A. F.; Magnusson, C. S.; Milonas, P.; Navas-Cortes, J. A.; Parnell, S.; Potting Roel; Reignault, P. L.; Thulke, H. H.; Werf, W. van der; Civera, A. V.; Yuen, J.; Zappalà, L.; Czwienczek, E.; Streissl, F.; MacLeod, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
EFSA Journal, 2020, 18, 6,
Abstract

In the present study, the yield, the chemical composition, and the antioxidant activities of the essential oils (EOs) of eight medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) cultivated under two environmental conditions characterized by a different altitude (namely mountainous and plain) were evaluated....

Author(s)
Chrysargyris, A.; Mikallou, M.; Petropoulos, S.; Tzortzakis, N.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agronomy, 2020, 10, 5,
Abstract

This study assesses the diversity and antimicrobial activity of the Pelargonium graveolens-associated endophytic fungi in Beni-Suef, Egypt. P. graveolens is a medicinal plant very common in Beni-Suef area and is used basically as a source of the expensive geranium oil. A total of 280 isolates...

Author(s)
Yasser, M. M.; Marzouk, M. A.; El-Shafey, N. M.; Shaban, S. A.
Publisher
Deanship of Academic Research and Higher Studies, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
Citation
Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences (JJBS), 2020, 13, 2, pp 197-205
AbstractFull Text

Pelargonium graveolens is a species in the Pelargonium genus and falls within the plant family of Geraniaceae. The total production of essential oil is estimated at 300-350 tone, whereas the world market demands more than 400 t per year. Now geranium crop has been cultivated for commercial purpose...

Author(s)
Pandey Pragya; Upadhyay, R. K.; Singh, V. R.; Padalia, R. C.; Kumar Rakesh; Venkatesha, K. T.; Tiwari, A. K.; Singh Sonveer; Tewari, S. K.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA), Haridwar , India
Citation
Environment Conservation Journal, 2020, 21, 1/2, pp 141-146
AbstractFull Text

Salinity limits crop metabolic activities, hampers plant growth and synthesis of secondary metabolites affecting the osmotic potential in the root zone of plants. The present investigation was carried out to improve the aromatic oil of geranium plants productivity using saline water at alternative...

Author(s)
Gadallah, L. S.; El-Ghadban, M. A. E. M.; Soliman, A. Sh.; Mehasen, H. R. A.; Abbas, M. S.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2020, 30, 3, pp 723-729

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