African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 808

Table of Content: February 2008; 2(2)

February 2008

Epiphytic organisms on the pneumatophores of the mangrove Avicennia marina: occurrence and possible function

  The nature of the epiphytism of red algae and also the occurrence and possible role of other epiphytic micro-organisms within the superficial tissues of pneumatophores of Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh. were investigated. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) studies revealed that bacteria and holdfasts of red algae were present in damaged tissue of the periderm. Culture studies indicated that...

Author(s): Y. Naidoo, T. D. Steinke, F. D. Mann, A. Bhatt and S. Gairola

February 2008

Variation in the essential oil composition of Artemisia annua L. of different growth stages cultivated in Iran

  Variation in the quantity and quality of the essential oil of Artemisia annua L.(Asteraceae) at different developmental growth stages including pre-flowering, flowering and post-flowering, are reported. The oils were obtained by hydro distillation of the air-dried samples. The yields of oils (w/w %) in different stages were in the order of: pre-flowering (0.97%), flowering (1.23%) and flowering (0.87%)....

Author(s): Verdian-rizi Mohammadreza