Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3799

Table of Content: 3 December, 2014; 8(45)

December 2014

Leaf powders utilization for Cola nitida protection against kola weevils (Balanogastris kolae and Sophrorhinus spp.) in storage

The effectiveness of five plant species (Nicotiana tabacum L., Hyptis sauvolens Poit, Ocimum gratissimum L., Cymbopogon citrtus Stapf and Lantana camara L.) were investigated using their leaf powders at 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20 g w/w as protectants of kolanuts against weevils. Nicotiana tabacum and C. citrtus suppressed the rate of Balanogastris kolae development at the treatment level of 15 g with mean adult emergence of...

Author(s): E. U. Asogwa, T. C. N. Ndubuaku, O. O. Awe and I. U. Mokwunye  

December 2014

Medicinal plants used in South Ecuador for gastrointestinal problems: An evaluation of their antibacterial potential

The present study aimed to identify the main medicinal plants used by people in Ecuador South Andes to treat gastrointestinal problems, and to evaluate their antibacterial effect.  Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp., as gram-negative and Staphylococcus aureus as gram-positive bacteria were used as in vivo models for the antibacterial screening. An ethnobotanical survey about gastrointestinal problems was applied...

Author(s): Lourdes Jerves-Andrade, Fabián León-Tamariz, Eugenia Peñaherrera, Nancy Cuzco, Vladimiro Tobar, Raffaella Ansaloni,  Louis Maes and Isabel Wilches  

December 2014

Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth, mineral composition and production of essential oil in Mentha × piperita L. var. citrata (Ehrh.) Briq. under two phosphorus levels

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), Acaulospora morrowiae, Rhizophagus clarus and Scutellospora calospora on the growth and essential oil production of Mentha × piperita L. var. citrata plants. The experiment was conducted in a greenhouse with a 5 × 2 factorial design with five mycorrhizal treatments (uninoculated control, Acaulospora morrowiae,...

Author(s): Verônica Cordeiro Silva, Patricia Alves Casaes Alves, Rosilene Aparecida de Oliveira, Raildo Mota de Jesus, Larissa Corrêa do Bomfim Costa and Eduardo Gross