Original Article Phytochemistry
1. Chemical constituents from the leaves and liana of Salacia nitida (Benth.) N.E.Br. (Celastraceae) and their antimicrobial activities

Brice Mba’ning; Joël E. T. Ateba; Angelbert F. Awantu; Luciana S. Amaral; Gervais M. Happi; Beate Neumann; Georg Stammler; Bruno Lenta; Silvère A. Ngouela; Iran Malavazi; Etienne Tsamo; Norbert Sewald; Edson Rodrigues-Filho

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 83-90

Abstract
  One benzophenone, 4′-hydroxy-2,4,6-trimethoxybenzophenone (1) was isolated from the liana and leaves of Salacia nitida (Benth.) N.E.Br., together with n-hexacosane (2), 29-hydroxyfriedelane (3), 3β-friedelinol (4), n-hexacosan-1-ol (5), n-octacosan-1-ol (6), mangiferin (7), β-sitosterol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside ...  Read More

Chemical constituents from the leaves and liana of <i>Salacia nitida</i> (Benth.) N.E.Br. (Celastraceae) and their antimicrobial activities


Original Article Phytochemistry
2. Prediction of genetic variability and character contribution using path analysis in Curcuma longa L. germplasm

Renu Yadav; R.K. Lal; C.S. Chanotiya; Karuna Shanker; Pankhuri Gupta; Shama Shukla

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 91-100

Abstract
  Seventeen genetic stocks of Curcuma longa L. were evaluated for nature and amount of genetic variability, associations, and path analysis for six economic traits. GCV and PCV were largest for fresh rhizome yield, Para-cymene-8-ol and 1, 8 cineole. Path coefficient study showed the largest direct contribution ...  Read More

Prediction of genetic variability and character contribution using path analysis in <i>Curcuma longa</i> L. germplasm


Original Article Phytochemistry
3. Genetic variability, D2 analysis and characters association among quantitative and qualitative traits of spearmint (Mentha spicata L.)

K. T. Venkatesha; Ved Ram Singh; Rajendra Chandra Padalia; Ram Swaroop Verma; Rakesh Kumar Upadyay; Rakesh Kumar; Amit Chauhan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 101-108

Abstract
  An investigation was carried out to assess the genetic variability, genetic divergence and association of pheno-morphic and agronomic traits along with major chemical constituents of essential oil in 41 accessions of spearmint (Mentha spicata L.). Highly significant differences were noted for all 10 ...  Read More

Genetic variability, D2 analysis and characters association among quantitative and qualitative traits of spearmint (<i>Mentha spicata</i> L.)


Original Article
4. Antioxidant activity of Allanblackia floribunda trunk bark ethanol extract on alcohol-induced hypertensive rats

Danielle Claude Bilanda; Alice Louise Woguia; Paul Désiré Djomeni Dzeufiet; Pierre Kamtchouing; Théophile Dimo

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 109-116

Abstract
  Oxidative stress is involved in many chronic diseases. The ethanol extract of Allanblackia floribunda (A. floribunda) was investigated for the antioxidant and antihypertensive activities on alcohol hypertensive rat’s model. The free radical scavenging and antioxidant activities of plant extracts ...  Read More

Antioxidant activity of <i>Allanblackia floribunda</i> trunk bark ethanol extract on alcohol-induced hypertensive rats


Original Article
5. Biological activities of the methanolic extracts and compounds from leaves and twigs of Diospyros zenkeri (Gürke) F. White (Ebenaceae)

Hermann Feumo Feusso; Jean de dieu Dongmo; Carine Mvot Akak; Mehreen Lateef; Ayaz Ahmed; Anatole Guy Blaise Azebaze; Alain François Kamdem Waffo; Muhammad Shaiq Ali; Juliette Catherine Vardamides

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 117-122

Abstract
  This study aimed for investigating chemical constituents and biological activities of Diospyros zenkeri (Gürke) F. White. 14 known secondary metabolites have been isolated from the leaves and the twigs of D. zenkeri such as 3-methoxy-7-methyljuglone (1), β-carotene (2), lupeol (3), mixture ...  Read More

Biological activities of the methanolic extracts and compounds from leaves and twigs of <i>Diospyros zenkeri</i> (Gürke) F. White (Ebenaceae)


Original Article
6. Chemical composition, herbicidal, antifeedant and cytotoxic activity of Hedychium spicatum Sm.: A Zingiberaceae herb

Avneesh Rawat; Payal Thapa; Om Prakash; Ravendra Kumar; A.K. Pant; R.M. Srivastava; D.S. Rawat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 123-136

Abstract
  Essential oils have been used traditionally as herbal medicine in various ailments and can be used as a strong alternative to chemical pesticides. The yield of essential oil from Hedychium spicatum Sm. was 0.9 mg kg−1 regarding its fresh weight. The essential oil was then subjected to column chromatography ...  Read More

Chemical composition, herbicidal, antifeedant and cytotoxic activity of <i>Hedychium spicatum</i> Sm.: A Zingiberaceae herb


Original Article
7. Antioxidant properties of orange and lemon peels and their efficacy in preventing lipid peroxidation in stored oils

Abdol Hadi Tajer; Aisha Siddiqi; Divya Prakash J.; Jamuna Prakash; Prabhavathi S.N.

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 137-146

Abstract
  The role of natural antioxidant compounds in preserving the frying stability of oils is increasingly recognized. Orange (Citrus x sinensis) and lemon peels (Citrus × aurantiifolia) are rich sources of antioxidant components. The objective of the current study was to determine antioxidant properties ...  Read More

Antioxidant properties of orange and lemon peels and their efficacy in preventing lipid peroxidation in stored oils