Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Effect of the Hydric Factor and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) on the Severity of Phytophthora colocasiae

    Asseng Charles Carnot, Taffouo Desire, Djoko Kuate Daniel Caustel, Ngueuleu Armand, Ebongo Lobe Emmanuel, Nanda Djomou Giresse Ledoux, Ngono Ngane Annie, Ambang Zachée

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 61-67
    Received: 17 August 2017
    Accepted: 5 September 2017
    Published: 16 October 2017
    Abstract: Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott is an important food for millions of people in countries of Africa, Asia and Central America. The cultivation of taro suffers from an epidemic disease, the taro mildew, caused by P. colocasiae, which is a disease that manifests itself as oily and circular spots on tubers, stems, petioles and on taro leaves causing lo... Show More
  • Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activity of Organic Extracts of Roots of Glycyrrhiza Glabra Linn

    Zafar Iqbal, Zhang Hai, Hong Yan Ping, Abdul Ghaffar, Munaza Mumtaz, Luban Liaqat

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 68-72
    Received: 7 March 2017
    Accepted: 27 March 2017
    Published: 30 October 2017
    Abstract: Extacts of root of Glycyrrhiza glabra linn were prepared by using n-hexan, toluene, tetrahydrofuran, ethylacetate, and ethanol and their antioxidant and antimicrobial activities were measured. Secondary metalbilites like flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids, glycosides, and steroids were measured and it was found that highly polar solvents ike ethyl a... Show More