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Evaluation of Salicornia Bigelovii Oil Planted Under Different Treatments: A Comparative Analysis

 The percentage of oil in a representative sample of Salicornia Bigelovii seeds was determined using various extraction methods using organic solvents to find the most cost-effective one, and the effect of S. Bigelovii cultivation under various irrigation and fertilisation conditions on the percentage, composition, and nutrition value of oil was determined. We obtained representative samples…
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March 30, 2022 0

Medicinal Plant Mucuna pruriens: From Farm to Pharma

Mucuna pruriens, commonly known in India as Kaucha, is well-known for its neuroprotective and aphrodisiac properties and has been widely used since ancient times in the Indian Ayurveda System for the preparation of herbal formulations and tonics. Compared to other legumes, Mucuna seeds have a higher amount of L-Dopa and is a promising medication in…
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November 6, 2020 0

Biology, Chemical Composition, Cultivation and Applications of Cacti from the Opuntia Genus

In this review, we approached various aspects of Opuntia sp. that are a type of forage cacti. These plants stand out for its energy potential and have peculiar morphological and physiological features that  allow  tolerance  for  long  periods  of  drought.  In  addition,  Opuntia  species  has  a  cosmopolitan distribution, found mainly in arid and semi-arid regions.…
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July 17, 2019 0