African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6693

Full Length Research Paper

Elucidation of the betalainic chromoalkaloid profile of Pilosocereus catingicola (Gürke) Byles & Rowley subsp. salvadorensis (Werderm.) Zappi (Cactaceae) from Paraíba, Brazil

Alex da Silva Barbosa
  • Alex da Silva Barbosa
  • Graduate Program in Agronomy, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Areia, PB, 58397 000 Brazil.
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Jason Q. D. Goodger
  • Jason Q. D. Goodger
  • School of Biosciences, the University of Melbourne, VIC, 3100 Australia.
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Ian E. Woodrow
  • Ian E. Woodrow
  • School of Biosciences, the University of Melbourne, VIC, 3100 Australia.
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Albericio Pereira de Andrade
  • Albericio Pereira de Andrade
  • Graduate Program in Agronomy, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Areia, PB, 58397 000 Brazil.
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Riselane de Lucena Alcantara Bruno
  • Riselane de Lucena Alcantara Bruno
  • Graduate Program in Agronomy, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Areia, PB, 58397 000 Brazil.
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Italo de Souza Aquino
  • Italo de Souza Aquino
  • Graduate Program in Agronomy, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Areia, PB, 58397 000 Brazil.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 03 January 2017
  •  Published: 06 April 2017

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