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Welcome to  International Journal of Economic Plants

International Journal of Economic Plants, a peer-reviewed international quarterly publication, focuses widely on original knowledge and research on the native plants for human use, social life and customs. It aims on recovery of ethnic knowledge related to biota, native wild and unutilized crop species; grossly not only to recover economic plants for various human and animal uses, but also suggest research lines. The area of the journal broadly covers on forestry and allied sciences and their utilities; wood anatomy, paper pulp, fibre and allied fibres, textile technology, medicinal plant chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacology, economic fungus, mushroom, vegetable and horticultural crops etc. It depicts the rich relationship between plants and people encompassing the potential utilities of plants in relevance to environmental and public health policies, inter-disciplinary research strategy globally.

Editorial

Research Needs on Native Plants of Economic Importance

Ratikanta Maiti and Ashok K. Thakur

  • Published Online : 28 Feb 2017
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Full Research

Comparative Wood Anatomy of Twelve Woody Plant Species in Northeastern Mexico and Its Relation to Taxonomy and Wood Quality

Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez, Ratikanta Maiti and Jeff Christofher Gonzalez Diaz

Keywords : Anatomy, fibres, porosity, quality, shrubs, trees, variability, wood

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Full Research

Effect of Chemicals and Cincturing on Quality of Litchi Fruit cv. Bombai

D. Mandal, A. Sarkar and B. Ghosh

Keywords : Cincturing, ethrel, fruit production, juice, litchi, quality, TSS

  • Published Online : 28 Feb 2017
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Review Article

Soil Fertility Management-A Mirror to Sustainable Agriculture

A. Qureshi, D. K. Singh and Amrendra Kumar

Keywords : Fertility, organic farming, quality, soil, sustainable agriculture

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Review Article

Proven Technologies for Doubling Cotton Production in India and Enhancing Quality of Lint and Seed

S. S. Narayanan, Phundan Singh and K. Ravindranath

Keywords : Adoption, cotton, lint, production, quality, seed, technology

  • Published Online : 07 Feb 2017
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Review Article

Leaf Spot and Dry Fruit Rot of Pomegranate: Biology, Epidemiology and Management

Neelam Kumari

Keywords : Coniella granati, epidemiology, management, pomegranate, symptomatology

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Review Article

Wild Native Chilli, Chile Piquin (Capscicum annuum L. var. aviculare Dierb.) in Northestern Mexico: Research Progress

Ratikanta Maiti and Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez

Keywords : Botany, chemistry, Chile piquin, economic importance, history, physiology

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Review Article

Anatomy of Fibre Bundles (Filaments) Determines the Yield and Quality of Bast and Leaf Fibres

Ratikanta Maiti

Keywords : Anatomy, bast, genetic improvement, leaf fibre, quality, variations, yield

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Review Article

Lechugulla (Agave lecheguilla Torr., Yucca carnerosana Trel) and Other Leaf Fibres in Northeastern Mexico: Research Needs

Ratikanta Maiti and Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez

Keywords : Agave, anatomy, ecology, extraction, fibres, morphology, productivity, Yucca

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General Article

Aloe vera: Getting Diamond out of Raw Stones

P. Rajasekhar Reddy

Keywords : Aloe vera, drought, entrepreneurs, herbal products, upliftment

  • Published Online : 28 Feb 2017
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