African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Composition of the essential oils of three Cyperus species from Congo

Victor N?goka*
  • Victor N?goka*
  • Département de Chimie, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Marien Ngouabi B.P: 69 Brazzaville ? Congo; Laboratoire de Pharmacochimie et Pharmacotechnie des Plantes Médicinales CHIRED-CONGO B.P: 13.922 Brazzaville République du Congo.
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Pierette Lokanga Tchiyamba
  • Pierette Lokanga Tchiyamba
  • Laboratoire de Pharmacochimie et Pharmacotechnie des Plantes Médicinales CHIRED-CONGO B.P: 13.922 Brazzaville République du Congo.
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Flore Victoire Foungui Otoungou
  • Flore Victoire Foungui Otoungou
  • Laboratoire de Pharmacochimie et Pharmacotechnie des Plantes Médicinales CHIRED-CONGO B.P: 13.922 Brazzaville République du Congo.
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  •  Received: 14 October 2012
  •  Accepted: 14 November 2014
  •  Published: 30 November 2014

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