African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 684

Table of Content: January 2013; 7(1)

January 2013

In vitro propagation studies of Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boiv.

  Albizia amara, belonging to the family Fabaceae is a valuable economic, medicinal and multipurpose drought tolerant tree commonly found in dry forests of India. Keeping view of its economic importance, a protocol was developed for rapid clonal multiplication ofA.amara by means of plant tissue culture. In the present study, development of complete plantlets via induction of multiple shoots from seedling...

Author(s): G. Indravathi and T. Pullaiah

January 2013

Phytochemical analysis of Phyllanthus niruri L. (Phyllanthaceae) extracts collected in four geographical areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  This study aims at investigating the phytochemical analysis or to analyze the secondary metaboliotes of Phyllanthus niruri L. plants from four collection sites which University of Kinshasa (Unikin), National Pedagogic University of Kinshasa (UPN), Kimwenza (Kim) and Kisantu (Kis) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This study should give an explanation about the change of...

Author(s): Rufin Kikakedimau Nakweti, Sébastien Luyindula Ndiku, Patrick Doumas, Mutambel’ Hity Schie Nkung, Yves Baissac, Richard Cimanga Kanyanga, Aimé Diamuini Ndofunsu, Freddy Bulubulu Otono and Christian Jay-Allemand

January 2013

Ethnobotanical study of commonly used medicinal plants of the Takamanda Rainforest South West, Cameroon

  An ethnobotanical study was conducted around the periphery of the Takamanda National Park (TNP) Cameroon, through semi – structured questionnaires, interview, and field survey. The study aimed at recording traditional knowledge on the use of plants to cure common ailments and provide information towards the conservation of indigenous medicinal plants. Thirty-nine (39) plant species belonging to 26 plant...

Author(s): Njoh Roland Ndah, Andrew Enow Egbe, Eneke Bechem, Stella Asaha, Tata Yengo, Eugene Loh Chia and Ngaiwi Mary Eyenieh

January 2013

Anatomical study of four species of Heliotropium L. (Boraginaceae) from Saudi Arabia

  The leaf anatomy and distribution of types of foliar trichome of four Heliotropium L. species have been investigated. The aim of this study is to evaluate the systematicrelevance of their diversity compared to the recent findings of systematic relationshipswithin the genus. The results of leaf anatomy patterns, especially venation, vascularsystem, various types of foliar trichome and localization of...

Author(s): Mona Alwahibi and Najat Bukhary

January 2013

Soil dynamic of agricultural landscape in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalaya

  The study aims to evaluate the effect of altitude on soil properties in agricultural landscape of East Siang, Eastern Himalaya. Four study sites along the altitude namely, Ruksin (<150 m asl), Pasighat (150 to 300 m asl), Mebo (300 to 450 m asl) and Pangin (>450 m asl) were selected. Soil samples were collected on seasonal basis during 2009 to 2011 for analysis of physico-chemical properties. The...

Author(s): JY Yumnam, OP Tripathi and ML Khan