Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015

  • An Efficient Callus Induction and Regeneration Protocol for a Drought Tolerant Rice Indica Genotype AC39020

    Amaranatha Reddy Vennapusa, Ramu S. Vemanna, Rajashekar Reddy B. H., K. C. Babitha, K. Kiranmai, A. Nareshkumar, Chinta Sudhakar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 248-254
    Received: 7 August 2015
    Accepted: 21 August 2015
    Published: 7 September 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.11
    Abstract: Most of the cultivated indica rice genotypes are less amenable to genetic modifications due to their poor callus induction and regeneration potential. The prerequisite for genetic enhancement of indica rice genotypes by biotechnological approach is to develop an efficient protocol for callus induction and plant regeneration. In the present study, w... Show More
  • Studding the Influence of Some Growth Retardants as a Chemical Mower on Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)

    Mahmoud Makram Kasem, Mohaned Mohamed Abd El-Baset

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 255-258
    Received: 29 August 2015
    Accepted: 11 September 2015
    Published: 22 September 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.12
    Abstract: This investigation was carried out at Experimental Farm and laboratory of the Vegetable and Ornamental Plants Dept., Faculty of Agriculture, Mansoura Univ., Egypt to examine influence of CCC and PBZ as chemical mowers on Lolium perenne L turf grass under different concentrations individually or in combinations. Results cleared that CCC or PBZ reduc... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Antibacterial Activity of Seed Coat Extracts of Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa L.) on Selected Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Species

    Orowale Kehinde Nathaniel, Agina S. E.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 259-263
    Received: 18 September 2015
    Accepted: 26 September 2015
    Published: 15 October 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.13
    Abstract: This research study is on the evaluation of the antibacterial activity of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) seed coats using Aqueous, Ethanol, Hexane and Methanol as solvent. it was examined against selected antibiotic resistant bacterial species (Escherichia coli, Staphyloccocus aureus, Streptococcus pneumonia, Klebsiella aerogenes, Salmonella spp,... Show More
  • Purification and Toxicity Study of a Saponin from Seeds of Albizia odorata, a Fabaceae from Madagascar

    Clara Fredeline Rajemiarimoelisoa, Danielle Aurore Doll Rakoto, Hanitra Ranjana Randrianarivo, Victor Louis Jeannoda

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 264-271
    Received: 19 September 2015
    Accepted: 7 October 2015
    Published: 19 October 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.14
    Abstract: In order to continue the research of natural compounds of interest such as pesticides and therapeutic molecules in endemic species of Albizia from Madagascar, potentials of Albizia odorata seed extract were assessed. A toxic saponin (saponoside), named Albodorine, was isolated by extraction with hot ethanol or distilled water followed by purificati... Show More
  • Plant Water Relations and Proline Accumulations in Soybean Under Salt and Water Stress Environment

    Md. Shawquat Ali Khan, M. Abdul Karim, Abullah-Al-Mahmud, Shahana Parveen, Md. Mahfuz Bazzaz, Md. Altaf Hossain

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 272-278
    Received: 22 September 2015
    Accepted: 4 October 2015
    Published: 19 October 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.15
    Abstract: The study was carried out with three soybean genotypes viz. Galarsum, BD 2331 and BARI Soybean-6 in a vinyl house of Banghabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh during January to March, 2012 to analyze leaf water status, leaf temperature, xylem exudation and proline accumulation under salt and water stress environment. Tr... Show More
  • Rapid Method for In vitro Multiplication of Hypericin Rich Shoots of Hypericum perforatum

    Hemant Sood, Kirti Shitiz, Neha Sharma

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 279-284
    Received: 28 September 2015
    Accepted: 11 October 2015
    Published: 24 October 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20150305.16
    Abstract: Hypericum perforatum is a high value medicinal herb possessing a broad range of pharmacological activities. These medicinal properties are attributed to the presence of major compound hypericin. In current study, the effect of different growth hormones and media combinations along with various growth parameters including light and temperature were ... Show More