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1. Dyeing of mulberry silk using binary combination of henna leaves and monkey jack bark.

The present work deals with the dyeing of mulberry silk yarns with a mixture of two colorants extracted from Lawsonia inermis and Artocarpus lacucha. The dyes were extracted with acid, alkaline and neutral medium. Different proportions of the dye and metallic mordants were made and the dyeing was...

Author(s) : Gitanjali Boruah; Phukan, A. R.; Kalita, B. B.; Pintu Pandit; Seiko Jose

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Natural Fibers 2021 Vol.18 No.2 pp.229-237 ref.19

2. Inorganic nanoparticles and natural dyes for production of antimicrobial and antioxidant wool fiber.

Ag/Cu2O/ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) were synthesized in situ on wool yarns. The wool yarns were subsequently dyed with the roots and stems of Berberis vulgaris. The antibacterial, antioxidant, and dyeing properties of the treated wool yarns were studied. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), differential ...

Author(s) : Sadeghi-Kiakhani, M.; Hashemi, E.; Gharanjig, K.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : 3 Biotech 2019 Vol.9 No.12 ref.many

3. Phytochemical characterization and effect of cagaita leaf extracts on Aspergillus sp.

Fungi of the genus Aspergillus may promote damage to the physiological quality of forest seeds, and plant extracts have been used to control microflora associated with these seeds. Thus, the aim of the present work was to perform the phytochemical characterization of ethanolic and aqueous extracts...

Author(s) : Malheiros, R. P.; Santos, F. da S.; Machado, L. L.; Mapeli, A. M.

Publisher : Instituto de Florestas, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil

Journal article : Floresta e Ambiente 2019 Vol.26 No.2 pp.e20170029 ref.28

4. Melleins - intriguing natural compounds.

Melleins are 3,4-dihydroisocoumarins mainly produced by fungi, but also by plants, insects and bacteria. These specialized metabolites play important roles in the life cycles of the producers and they are involved in many biochemical and ecological processes. This review outlines the isolation and...

Author(s) : Reveglia, P.; Masi, M.; Evidente, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Biomolecules 2020 Vol.10 No.5 ref.125

5. Nano-chitosan as an antimicrobial agent in preservative solutions for cut flowers.

BACKGROUND: Cut flowers require proper postharvest stem hydration to prolong vase life. Nano-sized chitosan is an effective antimicrobial agent that has several potential agricultural applications. In this study, we compared the efficacies of solutions containing chitosan nanoparticles, regular...

Author(s) : Spricigo, P. C.; Pilon, L.; Trento, J. P.; Moura, M. R. de; Bonfim, K. S.; Mitsuyuki, M. C.; Mattoso, L. H. C.; Ferreira, M. D.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 2021 Vol.96 No.8 pp.2168-2175 ref.1

6. Kangaroo Island propolis types originating from two Lepidosperma species and Dodonaea humilis.

The endemic Australian plants Lepidosperma sp. Flinders Chase (Cyperaceae), Lepidosperma viscidum (Cyperaceae) and Dodonaea humilis (Sapindaceae) were found to be the botanical origin of three propolis types found on Kangaroo Island identified by TLC and 1H NMR matching of propolis and plant resin...

Author(s) : King, D. I.; Hamid, K.; Tran, van H.; Duke, R. K.; Duke, C. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Phytochemistry 2021 Vol.188 ref.46

7. EPR analysis of free radical components and antioxidant activity of bee pollen before and after gamma-irradiation.

Gamma-induced free radicals and antiradical activity of bee pollen were evaluated by means of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) spectroscopy. Total phenolic and flavonoid contents were spectrophotometrically determined. Two bee pollen samples of consecutive crops were exposed to...

Author(s) : Aleksieva, K. I.; Mladenova, R. B.; Solakov, N. Y.; Loginovska, K. K.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 2021 Vol.327 No.2 pp.713-719 ref.18

8. Flavonoid biosynthetic pathways in plants: versatile targets for metabolic engineering.

Plants, fungi, and microorganisms are equipped with biosynthesis machinery for producing thousands of secondary metabolites. These compounds have important functions in nature as a defence against predators or competitors as well as other ecological significances. The full utilization of these...

Author(s) : Nabavi, S. M.; Šamec, D.; Tomczyk, M.; Milella, L.; Russo, D.; Habtemariam, S.; Suntar, I.; Rastrelli, L.; Daglia, M.; Xiao JianBo; Giampieri, F.; Battino, M.; Sobarzo-Sanchez, E.; Nabavi, S. F.; Yousefi, B.; Jeandet, P.; Xu SuoWen; Shirooie, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biotechnology Advances 2020 Vol.38 ref.many

9. Isolation and characterization of marker compound for detecting adulteration of Chlorophytum species in Asparagus racemosus.

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is used by children for increasing strength, in young and middle-aged men as an aphrodisiac, in mothers as a galactogogue and in old patients as an anti-ulcer. Whereas, Safed Musali (Chlorophytum species) is primarily used only as an aphrodisiac due to its high...

Author(s) : Bhindora Jay; Bhoot Sagar; Nariya Pankaj; Vaibhavi Savalia; Pandya Devang

Publisher : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Raipur, India

Journal article : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021 Vol.14 No.2 pp.800-802 ref.9

10. Evaluation of nutritive, non-nutritive contents and antioxidant activity of polyherbal formulations.

Efficacy and safety of polyherbal formulations was based on non-nutritive and nutritive contents. Present work deals with estimation of non-nutritive phytochemicals such as total phenolic and flavonoid compounds, antioxidant activity and nutritive elements and heavy metals content of polyherbal...

Author(s) : Patnala Harika; Ramana, G. V.; Hari, B. B.

Publisher : Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, Guntur, India

Journal article : Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy 2021 Vol.15 No.2 pp.124-132 ref.22

11. Investigation into the effects of temperature levels and relative humidity effects on Nigella (Nigella sativa L.) seed storage.

In order to study the effects of storage temperature and humidity on seed germination properties and seedling growth of (Nigella sativa L.), a factorial experiment was conducted at the seed technology laboratory of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Khuzestan based on the...

Author(s) : Savaedy, Z.; Bakhshandeh, A.; Siadat, S. A.; Abadi, A. L. J.; Moosavi, S. A.

Publisher : Seed Science Society of Iran, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Seed Science and Technology 2021 Vol.9 No.4 pp.fa75-fa88 ref.many

12. Impact of controlled atmosphere storage on physiological quality of soybean seed.

Soybean seed tends to lose its quality property if kept in inappropriate storage conditions. The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of different oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) partial pressures, combined with different temperatures on the soybean seed physiological potential...

Author(s) : Ludwig, V.; Berghetti, M. R. P.; Rossato, F. P.; Wendt, L. M.; Schultz, E. E.; Both, V.; Brackmann, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Stored Products Research 2021 Vol.90

13. Evaluation of the medicinal and aromatic plants processing sector in Hatay province.

In this study, the medicinal and aromatic plants sector of the Hatay province was evaluated with the SWOT Analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats), and aimed to offer solutions for the development of the sector based on the opinions of the companies which are operating in the...

Foreign Title :Hatay yöresinde tıbbi ve aromatik bitkiler işleme sektörünün değerlendirilmesi.

Author(s) : Çelik, A. D.; Gül, A.

Publisher : Turkish Science and Technology, Sivas, Turkey

Journal article : Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.9 No.7 pp.1270-1276 ref.10

14. Inulin content in chipped and whole roots of cardoon after six months storage under natural conditions.

Industries currently rely on chicory and Jerusalem artichoke for inulin extraction but also cardoon is proved to synthetize and store high quantity of inulin in roots as well. Cardoon is a multipurpose crop, well adapted to marginal lands, whose main residues at the end of cropping cycle consist of ...

Author(s) : Pari, L.; Alfano, V.; Stefanoni, W.; Latterini, F.; Liuzzi, F.; Bari, I. de; Valerio, V.; Ciancolini, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.7 ref.41

15. Germination of Phaseolus vulgaris L. seeds after a short treatment with a powerful rf plasma.

Seeds of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), of the Etna variety, were treated with low-pressure oxygen plasma sustained by an inductively coupled radiofrequency discharge in the H-mode for a few seconds. The high-intensity treatment improved seed health in regard to fungal contamination....

Author(s) : Recek, N.; Holc, M.; Vesel, A.; Zaplotnik, R.; Gselman, P.; Mozetič, M.; Primc, G.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2021 Vol.22 No.13 ref.64

16. Volatile essential oils can be used to improve the efficacy of heat treatments targeting the western drywood termite: evidence from simulated whole house heat treatment trials.

Colonies of western drywood termites, Incisitermes minor (Hagen) (Blattodea: Kalotermitidae), are difficult to detect and treat due to their cryptic nature. The use of heated air to create lethal temperatures within infested wood serves as a nonchemical treatment option targeting whole structure or ...

Author(s) : Perry, D. T.; Choe, D. H.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Journal of Economic Entomology 2020 Vol.113 No.5 pp.2448-2457

17. Anti-wood-fungal performance of methanol extracts of Rhizophora apiculata and R. mucronata barks.

Various plant parts of Rhizophora species have been used in the treatment of a variety of diseases and illnesses. However, they have not been tested for antifungal properties related to wood decay fungi, especially the bark extractives. This study examined the methanol (MeOH) crude extracts of R....

Author(s) : Salim, N. S. B.; Jusoh, I. B.; Assim, Z. B.

Publisher : North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA

Journal article : BioResources 2020 Vol.15 No.2 pp.4143-4149 ref.23

18. Natural compounds for wood protection against fungi - a review.

Wood is a renewable, versatile material with multiple applications and the largest terrestrial pool of sequestered carbon. However, it is susceptible to degradation, mainly caused by wood-decaying fungi. Since several traditional wood preservatives have been banned owing to their detrimental...

Author(s) : Broda, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Molecules 2020 Vol.25 No.15 ref.200

19. Antifungal ability and decay resistance of Fokienia hodginsii heartwood extract and its inhibitory effect on Gloeophyllum trabeum.

The inhibitory ability of Fokienia hodginsii heartwood (FHH) extracts on Trametes versicolor (TV) and Gloeophyllum trabeum (GT) as well as the toxic effect of its heartwood extracts on GT were studied. The growth inhibition ability of the samples was analyzed using the growth rate method. The...

Author(s) : Wu JianFei; Zhuang XueFeng; Yuan HongMei; Li Quan; Wang Wei; Li JiQing; Lin JinGuo

Publisher : North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA

Journal article : BioResources 2020 Vol.15 No.2 pp.2784-2799 ref.33

20. Utilization of Spirulina maxima to enhance yield and cordycepin content in Cordyceps militaris artificial cultivation.

Cordyceps militaris has higher cordycepin content compared to other species of the genus Cordyceps. It can be cultured artificially but requires the development of appropriate medium formulation as some consumers are allergic to the larvae or pupae used as a supplementary protein in commercial...

Author(s) : Kaewkam, A.; Sornchai, P.; Chanprame, S.; Iamtham, S.

Publisher : International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS) Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines

Journal article : Journal of ISSAAS (International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences) 2021 Vol.27 No.1 pp.1-14 ref.many

21. Control of weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) with powder of epazote (Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants) in different genotypes of maize.

During postharvest handling of maize (Zea mays L.) significant losses occur due to the attack of storage pests, particularly by weevils (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky). The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of epazote (Dysphania ambrosioides) to control weevil damage in...

Foreign Title :Control de gorgojo (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) con polvos de epazote (Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants) en diferentes genotipos de maíz.

Author(s) : Rangel-Fajardo, M. A.; Tucuch-Haas, J. I.; Gómez-Montiel, N. O.; Basto-Barbudo, D. de la C.; Burgos-Díaz, J. A.

Publisher : Sociedad Mexicana de Fitogenética, Chapingo, Mexico

Journal article : Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana 2020 Vol.43 No.3 pp.307-315 ref.22

22. Evaluation of the physical properties of leathers tanned with Plectranthus barbatus Andrews extracts.

This study was designed to assess the potential use of Plectranthus barbatus Andrews, a plant growing locally in Kenya as a vegetable tanning agent. The aim was a deliberate attempt to adopt green chemistry and provide cheap locally available eco-friendly tanning materials. Anova statistical test...

Author(s) : Obiero, D. K.; Ombui, J. N.; Onyuka, A. S.; Sasia, A. A.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : African Journal of Biotechnology 2020 Vol.19 No.3 pp.137-141 ref.18

23. Determination of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) seed vigour using controlled deterioration followed by a conductivity test.

Seeds of eight lots of four tobacco varieties differing in vigour were studied. The initial germination percentage (GPUT) was 81-100% and the controlled greenhouse emergence percentage (CEP) was 55-91%. All seeds were treated by controlled deterioration (CD) at 20% moisture content and 45°C for 24...

Author(s) : Ma WenGuang; Zhang ZhiHao; Zheng YunYe; Pan Wei; Qiu Tian; Guan YaJing; Hu Jin

Publisher : International Seed Testing Association, Bassersdorf, Switzerland

Journal article : Seed Science and Technology 2020 Vol.48 No.1 pp.1-10

24. Role of propolis in alleviation of detrimental effects of salt stress on some physiological and cytogenetical parameters in onion (Allium cepa L.).

In this article, role of propolis on cytogenetic and physiological parameters in Allium cepa L. seeds exposed to salinity were studied. On the other hand, salinity showed a significant inhibitory effect on the seed germination and seedling growth of Allium cepa. Moreover, salinity reduced...

Author(s) : Çavuşoğlu, D.

Publisher : Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Rasteniev'dni Nauki / Bulgarian Journal of Crop Science 2020 Vol.57 No.2 pp.26-31 ref.23

25. Organic compounds: contents and their role in improving seed germination and protocorm development in orchids.

In nature, orchid seed germination is obligatory following infection by mycorrhizal fungi, which supplies the developing embryo with water, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals, causing the seeds to germinate relatively slowly and at a low germination rate. The nonsymbiotic germination of orchid...

Author(s) : Utami, E. S. W.; Hariyanto, S.

Publisher : Hindawi, London, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Agronomy 2020 Vol.2020 No.2795108 ref.101