Original Article
1. Chemical composition, insect antifeeding, insecticidal, herbicidal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of Ardisia solonaceae Roxb. root extract

Bahar Anjum; Ravendra Kumar; Randeep Kumar; OM. Prakash; R Srivastava; D.S. Rawat; A. Pant

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 177-192

Abstract
  The objectives of this research were to investigate the qualitative and quantitative analysis of Ethyl Acetate Root Extract of Ardisia solanacea Roxb. (EREAS) and estimation of its biological activities. Phytochemical screening of EREAS showed the abundance of total phenolics, flavanoids, ortho-dihydric ...  Read More

Chemical composition, insect antifeeding, insecticidal, herbicidal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of <i>Ardisia solonaceae</i> Roxb. root extract


Original Article
2. Phytochemical analysis and in vitro antimicrobial screenings of the methanolic stem bark extract and constituents of Parkia bicolor A. Chev. (Leguminosae)

Aicha De Nkainsa; Simplice Chimi Fotso; Angelbert Awantu Fusi; Francioli Korokoro; Toze Flavien Aristide Alfred; Jean Duplex Wansi; Paul Désiré Dzeufiet Djomeni; Alain Bertrand Dongmo; Théophile Dimo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 193-200

Abstract
  The phytochemical study of the methanolic extract of the stem bark of Parkia bicolor A. Chev. (Leguminosae) led to the isolation and characterization of ellagic acid (1), 3,3’-dimethoxyel­lagic acid (2), 3,3’,4,4’-tetramethoxyellagic acid (3), 3-glucopyranoside-3’-methoxyellagic ...  Read More

Phytochemical analysis and in vitro antimicrobial screenings of the methanolic stem bark extract and constituents of <i>Parkia bicolor</i> A. Chev. (Leguminosae)


Guest editorial
3. Droplet Counter Current Chromatography (DCCC) in herbal analysis

Lutfun Nahar; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 201-202

Abstract
  About half a century ago, the separation science was blessed with the introduction of a new liquid-liquid separation technique called droplet counter current chromatography (DCCC) that combined principles of counter current distribution and counter current chromatography, and employed a liquid stationary ...  Read More

Droplet Counter Current Chromatography (DCCC) in herbal analysis


Original Article
4. In vivo anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities, and chemical constituents of essential oil from the leaf of Gardenia jasminoides J. Ellis (Rubiaceae)

Nudewhenu Opeyemi Avoseh; Oladipupo Adejumobi Lawal; Isiaka Ajani Ogunwande; Roberta Ascrizzi; Guido Flamini; Elizabeth Amoo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 203-212

Abstract
  The chemical constituents, anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities of the leaf essential oil hydrodisitlled from the Gardenia jasminoides J. Ellis (Rubiaceae) were reported. The chemical constituents of the essential were analyzed using gas chromatography-flame ionization detector (GC-FID) ...  Read More

<i>In vivo</i> anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities, and chemical constituents of essential oil from the leaf of <i>Gardenia jasminoides</i> J. Ellis (Rubiaceae)


Original Article
5. New flavonoid glycoside from Vicia faba L.

A.E. Allam

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 213-218

Abstract
  Kaempferol 4´-O-α-rhamnopyranosyl-3-O-α-rhamnopyranosyl-(1→6)-β- glucopyranoside (1), a new flavonoid glycoside, along with eight known ones (2-9) were isolated from the flowers of Vicia faba L. (Leguminosae) which were identified as kaempferol 3-O-α-arabinopyranosyl-5-O-α-rhamnopyranoside ...  Read More

New flavonoid glycoside from <i>Vicia faba</i> L.


Original Article
6. Genotype x environment interaction, stability analysis for yield and quality traits in turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)

Ritu Mishra; Anil K. Gupta; Raj Kishori Lal

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 219-234

Abstract
  Genotype x environment interaction and stability were analyzed through Eberhart and Russell model among seventeen accessions/germplasms of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) during three environments/years. For rhizome yield the mean performance over three environments showed that yield ranged from 241.41 q/ha ...  Read More

Genotype x environment interaction, stability analysis for yield and quality traits in turmeric (<i>Curcuma longa</i> L.)