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The constituents of some cucurbitaceous plants

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Wellcome Chemical Research Laboratories , London
Plant Preparations, analysis, Cucurbit
Statementby Frederick B. Power
SeriesPublished papers (Wellcome Chemical Research Laboratories) -- no. 141.
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 145-155 ;
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Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family of flowering plants, belonging to the order Cucurbitales and containing 98 genera and about species of food and ornamental plants.

Members of the family are annual or perennial herbs native to temperate and tropical areas and include cucumbers, gourds, melons. Some of these plants represent some of the earliest cultivated plants in both the Old and New Worlds (Rahman, ).

Many Cucurbitaceae seeds are rich in oil and protein, and although none of these oils have been utilized on an industrial scale, many are used as cooking oil in some countries in Africa and the Middle East (AL-Khalifa, ).

Variations of bitter principle content in different parts and with age and origin of a plant have been found. An association of cucurbitacin B with D, G and H, and of cucurbitacin E with I, J and K is indicated.

The relation between bitter principle composition and taxonomic divisions is by: Members of the family are annual or perennial herbaceous plants; many are climbing or trailing vines with characteristic tendrils. The flowers are often showy and unisex and produce large fruits known as pepos. The following is a list of some of the major genera and species in Cucurbitaceae, arranged alphabetically by common name.

The Cucurbitaceae, also called cucurbits or the gourd family, are a plant family consisting of about species in around 95 genera, of which the most important to humans are.

Cucurbita – squash, pumpkin, zucchini, some gourds; Lagenaria – calabash, and others that are inedible; Citrullus – watermelon (C.

lanatus, C.

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colocynthis) and others; Cucumis – cucumber (C. sativus), various Clade: Tracheophytes. Since plants require nutrients in the form of elements such as carbon and potassium, it is important to understand the chemical composition of plants.

The majority of volume in a plant cell is water; it typically comprises 80 to 90 percent of the plant’s total weight. Soil is the water source for land plants. The book is extensively illustrated with excellent quality photographs enhancing the quality of publication.

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Plant Constituents: The Chemistry of Plants To a pharmacist, these are the active ingredients of the plant, the chemicals that have a marked, definable physiological and therefore, possibly medical activity upon the body.

These constituents and their actions within the body are also referred to as their pharmacology. These active ingredients are not of immense interest. Some constituents have a particular function to signal stages of growth of the plant, such as when to bloom, produce seed and allow them to disperse.

The constituents of some cucurbitaceous plants book, certain plant constituents may play a role in protecting the plant from pathogens and diseases by providing mechanisms of resistance. plant parts that are flat, usually green, and make food for the plant flower a plant part that is often brightly colored, that usually lasts a short time, and that makes seeds or fruit.

This volume lists hundreds of the constituents of medicinal plants in the full book—the ones starting with A or B. Medicinal plants with each constituent are listed, often with the exact amounts of these constituents.

There are definitions and properties included for of these constituents in the full book. The exact amount of the. Text book of medicinal plants. India Book House, Bangalore Google Venkatesan P () Larvicidal efficacy of five cucurbitaceous plant leaf extracts against mosquito species.

Parasitol Res It1 () Screening of leaf extracts of some plants for their nematicidal and fungicidal properties against Meloidogyne incognita.

Chemistry of Cannabis Constituents 29 Nitrogen-Containing Compounds Cannabis sativa L. is one of the rare psychotropic plants in which the central nervous system activity is not linked to particular alkaloids.

However, two spermi-dine-type alkaloids (see Table 3) have been identified among the more than 70 nitro-gen-containing constituents.

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S." says: "I take the liberty to send you some flowers of a Cucurbitaceous plant for name, if you please. Southern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium wilt Fusarium oxysporum are the most serious soil borne diseases of cucumber. The present study aimed to evaluate some cucurbit rootstocks for their resistance and/or susceptibility to root-knot nematode and fusarium wilt fungus in two successive seasons ( and ) under greenhouse conditions.

a green pigment that is found in plants' leaves that help the plant make food. photosynthesis. the process that plants use to make energy from sunlight. sugar. the type of food that plants make in their leaves.

oxygen. the type of gas that is released into the air after photosynthesis. Anti-ageing constituents of plant origin and their biotechnological aspects/Usha Mukundan, Madhura Shrotri, Sucheta Golwalkar, Latha Sivaram, Sanchita Chaudhuri and Deepa Sudhir.

Plant compounds and chemotherapy/G. Baskar Rajan and N. Chezhiyan. Edible vaccines/G. Baskar Rajan and. Constituents of Medicinal Plants is also based upon the master database, Natural Healing Solutions.

The amount of each chemical in a particular plant varies with the location, fertilizer, watering, minerals in the soil, time of year and many other factors.

I have. Cucumber, melon, pumpkin, squash and gourd, and watermelon comprise the major cucurbits. Bitter gourd, bottle gourd, wax gourd, sponge and ridge gourd, and snake gourd. Apple Books Preview. Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) William Anderson Syme.

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Publisher Description. Plants belonging to the natural order Anacardiaciæ (Cashew family or Sumach family) are found in all the temperate climates of the world and quite frequently in semi-tropical climates. Many of these plants play. Find thousands of books, images, artworks, unpublished archives and manuscripts in our collections, many of them with free online access.

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Close modal window. Filters. Dates From to. Formats. Pictures () Books () Ephemera (29) Archives and manuscripts (14). Herbs contain numerous phytochemicals. Some of these may be pharmacologically active. Herbs are any phytogenic (derived from plants) substances used in food, cosmetics, cooking, and medicine.

With the increase in popularity of ‘alternative medicine’, many herbal. database of phytochemical constituents of gras herbs and other economic plants Posted By Edgar Rice Burroughs Library TEXT ID a4b Online PDF Ebook Epub Library plant species this volume covers all of the generally recognized as safe gras herbs and at least important food and medicinal plants each entry features the scientific.

Chemistry of the Sudanese Plants: Constituents of the Essential Oil of Ocimum Bsilicum var. Thyrsiflorom (IV). Fitoterapia. ; Modawi BM, Iskander GM, Abdel Karim M. Steroidal Components in Plants of the Sudan Flora and Seed Germination Effects of With-aobtusifonalide and With-aphysanolide on Eruca Sativum.

Fitoterapia. ; Cumulative index of medicinal plants (in alphabetical order of Latin binomial plant name) Annex 5 Cumulative index of major chemical constituents (by compound name in alphabetical order) Annex 6 Cumulative index of major chemical constituents (ordered by CAS number) Annex 7 Cumulative index of major chemical constituents.

Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) mostly associated with the plant rhizosphere have been established as beneficial for plant growth, yield and crop quality. They are important to promote the circulation of plant nutrients and reduce the need for chemical fertilizers and interest in eco-friendly, sustainable and organic agricultural.

Some unique features characterize Stenus beetles, e.g., a distinct prey-capture apparatus (not found in the genus Dianous) and special pygidial gland secretion constituents such as the alkaloids.

The leaf extract of five species of Cucurbitaceous plants, Momordica charntia, Trichosanthes anguina, Luffa acutangula, Benincasa cerifera and Citrullus vulgaris showed larvicidal activity at LC50 of,and ppm, respectively (after 24 h. Definition of Cucurbitaceae: a family of chiefly herbaceous tendril-bearing vines (order Campanulales) that are characterized by an inferior ovary and anthers usually united and that include food plants (as the cucumber, melon, squash, and pumpkin), drug.

Citation: Wadood A, Ghufran M, Jamal SB, Naeem M, Khan A, et al.() Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants Occurring in Local Area of Mardan. Biochem Anal Biochem 2: doi: / olume 2 Issue 4 Biochem Anal Biochem.

The family Cucurbitaceae includes a large group of plants which are medicinally valuable. It is a family of about genera and about species. Seeds or fruit parts of some cucurbits are reported to possess purgatives, emetics and antihelmintics properties due to the secondary metabolite cucurbitacin content.ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the classification of fruits: 1.

Simple Fruits 2. Aggregate Fruits 3. Multiple Fruits. Group # 1. Simple Fruits: Simple fruits may be dry or fleshy, according to the nature of the pericarp.

Some dry fruits burst automatically to liberate the seeds. They are called dehiscent; others which [ ].8 Identification of ornamental plants (trees, shrubs, climbers, house plants, palms, etc.) and development of garden features; 3 Dr.

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