Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Growth and Accumulation of Five Main Bioactive Components in the Roots of Salvia miltiorrhiza at Different Growth Stages and Using Different Culture Systems

    Lilan Lu, Shilong Fu, Jian Feng, Jianhe Wei

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 59-68
    Received: Apr. 23, 2018
    Accepted: May 21, 2018
    Published: Jun. 08, 2018
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    Abstract: To Growth and accumulation of five main bioactive components in the roots of Salvia miltiorrhiza at different growth stages and using different culture systems. We analyzed growth parameters and the accumulation of selected bioactive components in Salvia miltiorrhiza that was grown in quartz sand-pot (hydroponic culture), soil-pot, and field cultur... Show More
  • Screening of Rice Accessions Resistant to Blast in Benin

    Akankè Iliyath Bello, Abalo Itolou Kassankogno, Hafiz Adéwalé Salami, Habib Ramanou, Moussa Sié, Adolphe Adjanohoun, Clément Agbangla

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 69-79
    Received: May 12, 2018
    Accepted: May 30, 2018
    Published: Jul. 09, 2018
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    Abstract: The objective of this screening is to identify genotypes with effective resistance genes against leaf blast. Two hundred rice accessions were collected in Benin's production areas and screened in upland ecology at Sowe (Glazoue, Benin). The experimental device used is an Alpha lattice 20 x 10 with 3 repetitions. The hierarchical ascending classific... Show More
  • Availability Evaluation of Twelve Antimalarial Medicinal Plants from Western Regions of Burkina Faso

    Moussa Compaoré, Roland Nâg-Tiero Meda, Patrice Zerbo, Issa Karama, Orokia Traoré, Aline Lamien-Meda, Martin Kiendrebeogo, Johannes Novak

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 80-88
    Received: Aug. 06, 2018
    Accepted: Aug. 17, 2018
    Published: Sep. 17, 2018
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    Abstract: Major research contributions in ethnopharmacology have generated vast amount of data associated with medicinal plants in Burkina Faso. Despite the relatively abundant literature on local medicinal plants supported by an institutional environment in favor of promoting traditional medicine, any national pharmacopoeia document or monographs on antimal... Show More
  • Proximate, Phytochemical and Antibacterial Analysis of Persea americana Obtained from Nigeria

    Umeaku Chinyelu Nkiru, Chris-Umeaku Chiamaka Ijeoma, Emmy-egbe Ifeyinwa Orsla, Ukoha Chinwe Clarice, Uzor Ugonwa Chiagoziem, Agbo Uchenna Juliet

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 89-95
    Received: Jun. 09, 2018
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2018
    Published: Sep. 19, 2018
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    Abstract: The proximate analysis and antimicrobial activities of Persea Americana seed (Avocado pear) against pathogenic Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus was carried out to ascertain the unique properties that makes it confer antibacterial effect. This research work was carried out in the Microbiology Project Laboratory of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojuk... Show More