African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 798

Full Length Research Paper

Traditional knowledge and economic importance of Ferula assa-foetida in the rural areas of southeastern Iran

Golmohammadi Farhood
  • Golmohammadi Farhood
  • Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Islamic Azad University, Birjand Branch, Birjand, Iran.
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  •  Received: 26 October 2017
  •  Accepted: 17 December 2017
  •  Published: 31 July 2022


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Kavoosi G, Rowshan V (2013). Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil obtained from Ferula assa-foetida oleo-gum-resin: Effect of collection time. Food Chemistry 138:2180-2187.


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Moghaddam M, Farhadi N (2015). Influence of environmental and genetic factors on resin yield, essential oil content and chemical composition of Ferula assa-foetida L. populations. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 2(3):69-76.