African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 724

Review

Noni: A new medicinal plant for the tropics

Sharma Yashaswini*
  • Sharma Yashaswini*
  • Department of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, India.
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Venugopal C. K.
  • Venugopal C. K.
  • Department of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580005, India.
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Hegde R. V.
  • Hegde R. V.
  • Department of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580005, India.
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Mokashi A. N.
  • Mokashi A. N.
  • Department of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580005, India.
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  •  Received: 22 July 2011
  •  Accepted: 04 February 2014
  •  Published: 31 May 2014

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