African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 784

Table of Content: March 2013; 7(3)

March 2013

Morphological variation in Heliotropium digynum growing in four locations of the central region of Saudi Arabia

  This study was carried out to compare the morphological features of the floral and shoot systems of Heliotropium digynum that were collected from different locations in the central region of Saudi Arabia. Heliotropium digynum is a member of Boraginaceae family. The plant is a shrub that has an ecological importance. The height of the plant differs from one population to another and the...

Author(s): Mona Alwahibi and Najat Bukhary

March 2013

Study of heavy metals effect in response to linum seed germination

The aim of the present study is to develop phenotypically stable varieties for those soils that are contaminated with mercury or cobalt. This is a novel report about their ability to grow in the contaminated soil. The benefit of this technology is the potential for low cost remediation. Highly significant differences have been observed among the varieties of  Linum usitatissimum for all the characters in all the...

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar Jain

March 2013

Antioxidant activity of Rhodophyceae extracts from Atlantic and Mediterranean Coasts of Morocco

  The evaluation of the antioxidant activity of ten aqueous and methanol extracts of the red seaweeds, Pterosiphonia complanata, Boergeseniella thuyoides, Sphaerococcus coronopifolius, Asparagopsis armata, Halopitys incurvus, Hypnea musciformis, Gelidium spinulosum, Plocamium cartilagineum, Gelidium pulchellum and Ceramium rubrum was realized through three different tests. Using the DPPH...

Author(s): Bouhlal Rhimou, Riadi Hassane and Bourgougnon Nathalie

March 2013

Efficiency of ten populations of Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) in the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus-PAV (BYDV-PAV) in Iran

Variation  in  transmission  of  ten  clones  of  Schizaphis  graminum  (Rondani)  originating  from  different  regions  of  Iran  was  evaluated  by  transmitting  an  isolate  of  barley  yellow  dwarf  virus-PAV  (BYDV-PAV)  for  which  this  species ...

Author(s): Ali  Mirshekar,  Gholam  Reza  Rasoulian and  Gholam  Hossein  Mosahebi