American Journal of BioScience

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Spontaneous Development of Forests of the Central Russian Upland is Desirable

    Yuri Fiodorovitch Arefjev

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 89-103
    Received: 25 September 2017
    Accepted: 6 October 2017
    Published: 6 November 2017
    Abstract: Forests life depends in many respects from specific of mankind activity. Adverse aspect is destruction and degradation of the natural old-growth woods. The woods have been ruthlessly affected by humans. The man-made forests usually have the low level of heterogeneity and are object of mass attacks of harmful organisms. The purpose of this work is t... Show More
  • Evaluation of Immunomodulatory Parameters in Female Sprague Dawley Rats after Oral Administration of the Biofield Energy Healing Treated Herbomineral Formulation

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Aileen Carol Lee, Aksana Hancharuk, Carola Marina Sand, Debra Jane Schnitzer, Rudina Thanasi, Eileen Mary Meagher, Faith Ann Pyka, Gary Richard Gerber, Johanna Catharina Stromsnas, Judith Marian Shapiro, Laura Nelson Streicher, Lorraine Marie Hachfeld, Matthew Charles Hornung, Patricia M. Rowe, Sally Jean Henderson, Sheila Maureen Benson, Shirley Theresa Holmlund, Stephen P. Salters, Mayank Gangwa, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 104-113
    Received: 22 October 2017
    Accepted: 3 November 2017
    Published: 11 December 2017
    Abstract: The use of herbomineral formulations for different chronic diseases is gaining popularity because these natural formulations have fewer side effects, a higher safety profile, and more cost effectiveness. A new proprietary herbomineral formulation composed of herbs and certain minerals was formulated, consisting of the herbal root extract ashwagandh... Show More
  • Direct Somatic Embryogenesis and Organogenesis from Axillary Meristem in Taro (Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta)

    Virendra Mohan Verma

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 114-122
    Received: 7 October 2017
    Accepted: 22 November 2017
    Published: 18 December 2017
    Abstract: This is a first report on direct somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis of taro (Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta) using axillary meristem explants. Best somatic embryogenesis was observed in cultures that were established on Murashige and Skoog (1962) (MS medium) containing 10 µM 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2, 4-D) and 2 µM thidiazuron (TD... Show More