Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019

  • Effect of Different Carbon Sources on in vitro Shoot Regeneration and Multiplication of Cissampelos pareira (L.) - An Important Medicinal Plant

    Cingithalam Munaswamy Reddy Narendra Reddy, Palyam Venkatesh Chaithanya Lakshmi, Varagiri Narayanachetty Swetha Prasuna, Mustrahally Raja Gopal, Gunda Sudhasri Purna, Bathula Srinivas

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 131-136
    Received: 24 September 2019
    Accepted: 17 October 2019
    Published: 28 October 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.11
    Abstract: An efficient in vitro protocol for shoot regeneration and production of multiple shoots of Cissampelos pareira (L) was developed. In the present study, the effect of different carbon sources, sucrose, fructose, maltose and glucose was investigated on in vitro shoot regeneration by using axillary bud of Cissampelos pareira (L). The frequency, growth... Show More
  • Bioprospecting Elicitation with Gamma Irradiation Combine with Chitosan to Enhance, Yield Production, Bioactive Secondary Metabolites and Antioxidant Activity for Saffron

    Tarek Elsayed Sayed Ahamed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 137-143
    Received: 6 August 2019
    Accepted: 22 September 2019
    Published: 31 October 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.12
    Abstract: Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) corms were subjected to gamma irradiation doses; 0,5,15,25 Gy (G1-4) then were planted as annual crop in complete randomized split block design with three replicates. The resultant plants 3 months aged and every month up tile before flowering, were vegitatively sprayed with chitosan solution; 0,50,100,200 mg/L concentrat... Show More
  • Screening Rice (O. Sativa L.) in Salinity Gradient to Identify Performance During Vegetative Stage for Salinity Stressed Environments

    Andrew Abiodun Efisue, Ella Elizabeth Igoma

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 144-150
    Received: 6 October 2019
    Accepted: 28 October 2019
    Published: 5 November 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.13
    Abstract: Salinity is one of the leading abiotic factors constraint rice production and efforts are being made by scientists to mitigate their effects on rice productivity. The objectives of this study are to identify salinity tolerant rice that is eco-salinity specific to ameliorate the salinity stress. The study comprises 16 advanced breeding lines and Pok... Show More
  • Collection and Utilization of Germplasm Resources of Myrtaceae Wild Plants in China

    Xiong Binghong, Liu Chunyan, Xiong Xinlan, Xu Zhifang, Zhao Liyun, Tan Haibo, Qiu Shengxiang, Ai Caixia, Lin Shiquan, Huang Xiongyao, Chen Jian, Luo Lian, Tang Li, Yu Shujun

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 151-157
    Received: 6 October 2019
    Accepted: 11 November 2019
    Published: 18 November 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.14
    Abstract: Myrtaceae is an important group of higher plants, the eighth family of angiosperms, with 134 genera, 5500-5900 species, mainly distributed in tropical America, Oceania and Asia. There are 9 genera, 126 species and 8 varieties of wild myrtle in China. South China Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences introduced and related studies on the M... Show More
  • Responses of Detoxification Enzymes and Genes to Nicosulfuron Stress in Two Genotypes of Sweet Corn Differing in Nicosulfuron Tolerance

    Guihua Lv, Guojin Guo, Jianjian Chen, Xiangnan Li, Zhenxing Wu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 158-163
    Received: 15 October 2019
    Accepted: 12 November 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.15
    Abstract: Nicosulfuron, a sulfonylurea herbicide is registered for use on field, controns many annual and perennial grass weeds. The accumulation of nicosulfuron will increase toxicity and induce unfavorable oxidative stress in plants. Acetolactate synthase (ALS, EC and glutathione transferases (GSTs, E. C., which participate in detoxificat... Show More
  • Combining Ability Trial of Hybrid Rice at Pine Bluff, Arkansas

    Bihu Huang, Zongbu Yan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 164-171
    Received: 5 November 2019
    Accepted: 2 December 2019
    Published: 16 December 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190706.16
    Abstract: Combining Ability with yield and other traits of 30 new hybrids were tested at Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 2014. The hybrids were developed from 6 female parent sterile lines, UP-1s, UP-2, UP-3s, 11A, 13A, and 15A, to 5 male parent restorer lines, PB5, PB11, PB14, PB15, and PB16. The inbred variety Francis, which is a popular variety in the rice produc... Show More