ISBN-10:
3540605975
ISBN-13:
9783540605973
Pub. Date:
08/16/1996
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants IX / Edition 1

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants IX / Edition 1

by Y. P. S. Bajaj

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Overview

This volume comprises twenty-four chapters dealing with the distribution, importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and the in vitro production of important medicinal and pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Agave, Anthemis, Aralia, Blackstonia, Catha, Catharanthus, Cephalocereus, Clerodendron, Coronilla, Gloeophyllum, Liquidambar, Marchantia, Mentha, Onosma, Paeonia, Parthenium, Petunia, Phyllanthus, Populus, Portulaca, Sandersonia, Serratula, Scoparia, and Thapsia.
It is tailored to the needs of advanced students, teachers, and research scientists in the field of pharmacy, plant tissue culture, phyhemistry, biochemical engineering, and plant biotechnology in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540605973
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/16/1996
Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry , #37
Edition description: 1996
Pages: 415
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I Agave amaniensis Trel & Nowell: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Phytosteroids.- II Anthemis nobilis L. (Roman Chamomile): In Vitro Culture, Micropropagation, and the Production of Essential Oils.- III Aralia cordata Thunb. : In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins.- IV Blackstonia perfoliata (L. ) Hudson (Yellow Wort): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Gentiopicroside and Other Secondary Metabolites.- V Catha edulis (Khat): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Cathinone and Other Secondary Metabolites.- VI Catharanthus roseus (V inca rosea): In Vitro Production of Brassinosteroids.- VII Cephalocereus senilis (Old-Man-Cactus): In Vitro Culture and the Elicitation of Flavonoids.- VIII Clerodendron trichotomum Thunb. : Blue Pigment Production for Food Color.- IX Coronilla Species: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Coumarin Compounds.- X Gloeophyllum odoratum (Brown Rot Fungus): In Vitro Culture, Growth, and Production of Volatiles, Sterols, and Triterpenes.- XI Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet Gum): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Tannins and Other Phenolic Compounds.- XII Marchantia polymorpha (Liverwort): Culture and Production of Metabolites.- XIII Mentha Species (Mints): In Vitro Culture and Production of Lower Terpenoids and Pigments.- XIV Onosma paniculatum: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Purple-Red Pigment.- XV Paeonia Species: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Triterpenes.- XVI Parthenium argentatum Gray (Guayule): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Rubber and Other Secondary Metabolites.- XVII Petunia hybrida: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins and Other Secondary Metabolites.- XVIII Phyllanthus Species: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Secondary Metabolites.- XIX Populus Species (Poplars): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins.- XX Portulaca grandiflora Hook. and P. oleracea L. : Formation of Betalains and Unsaturated Fatty Acids.- XXI Sandersonia aurantiaca Hook. (Christmas Bells): Micropropagation and in Vitro Production of Colchicine.- XXII Scoparia dulcis L. (Sweet Broomweed): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Diterpenoids and Other Secondary Metabolites.- XXIII Serratula tinctoria L. (Dyer’s Savory): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Ecdysteroids and Other Secondary Metabolites.- XXIV Thapsia garganica L. : In Vitro Culture, Somatic Embryogenesis, and the Production of Thapsigargins.

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