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Root-stimulating activity from various gelling agents used in tissue culture.
Extracts of gelling agents have been shown to stimulate rooting and this study was initiated to investigate the presence of root stimulating substances in gelling agents. After screening a number of gelling agents, four ...
Medicinal properties and in vitro responses of Mayenus senegalensis (Lam.) exell.
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An investigation of the medicinal properties of Siphonochilus aethiopicus.
Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinf.) B.L. Burtt (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as wild ginger, is a highly sought after plant for use in traditional medicine in South Africa. Over-exploitation of this medicinal plant has ...
Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory activity of medicinal plants used traditionally in Lesotho.
A significant potion of the population in Lesotho relies on traditional medicine to meet its health care requirements. Traditional healers and herbalists were interviewed from Qacha's Nek (Highlands) and Mohale's Hoek ...
A pharmacological study of some Nigerian medicinal plants.
Petroleum ether, dichloromethane, and 80% ethanol extracts of 15 plant species collected in Nigeria were screened for in vitro antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antimalarial activities. Antibacterial activity was tested ...
Evaluation of plants used in African traditional medicine for asthma and related conditions.
Traditional medicine is a form of discipline that has been applied within most South African societies with the objective of enhancing the physical and psychological health system in the country. Asthma is a complex ...
The role of smoke as a germination cue.
No abstract available.
Cytokinins and the germination of Tagetes minuta L.
Tagetes minuta L. is a weedy herb that has been a rich source of fragrant oils, used as in the perfume and flavour industry. T. minuta achenes germinate erratically under field conditions. However, at the optimal germination ...
Flower abscission in potted Plectranthus.
Transport and post-harvest handling of flowers both cut and potted is one of the greatest challenges in the horticulture industry (REDMAN et al., 2002). Ethylene-induced flower abscission is responsible for the loss of ...
Crinum moorei : propagation and secondary metabolite production in vitro.
As an alternative to conventional methods of vegetative propagation, micropropagation attracts much attention, because the levels of multiplication are increased, somaclonal variation is limited and disease-free material ...