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

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Distribution, chemical composition and medicinal importance of saffron (Crocus sativus L.)

Sabbi Jan*
  • Sabbi Jan*
  • Cytogenetics and Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, 190 006, J&K, India.
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Aijaz A. Wani
  • Aijaz A. Wani
  • Cytogenetics and Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, 190 006, J&K, India.
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Azra N. Kamili
  • Azra N. Kamili
  • Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir 190 006, J&K, India.
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Mahpara Kashtwari
  • Mahpara Kashtwari
  • Cytogenetics and Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, 190 006, J&K, India.
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  •  Received: 18 August 2014
  •  Accepted: 27 November 2014
  •  Published: 31 December 2014

How to cite this article

APA /
Jan, S., Wani, A. A., Kamili, A. N., & Kashtwari, M. (2014). Distribution, chemical composition and medicinal importance of saffron (Crocus sativus L.). African Journal of Plant Science, 8(12), 537-545.
Chicago /
Sabbi Jan, Aijaz A. Wani, Azra N. Kamili and Mahpara Kashtwari. "Distribution, chemical composition and medicinal importance of saffron (Crocus sativus L.)." African Journal of Plant Science 8, no. 12 (2014): 537-545.
MLA /
Sabbi Jan, et al. "Distribution, chemical composition and medicinal importance of saffron (Crocus sativus L.)." African Journal of Plant Science 8.12 (2014): 537-545.