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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.

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Studies on Phytochemical and Antioxidant Activity of Wild Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) and Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

Somesh Sharma, Aman deep Thakur, Priyanka Chauhan1 and Ashok K. Thakur

Keywords : ABTS, antioxidant, carotenoids, DPPH, FRAP, phenols, pomegranate, wild apricot

  • Published Online : 28 Aug 2017
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Comparative Study on Carbon Fixation, Leaf Canopy, Leaf Nutrients and Its Possible Relation to Wood Density

Ratikanta Maiti and Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez

Keywords : Carbon fixation, leaf canopy, leaf nutrients, N protein, wood density

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Qualitative Characterization of Xylem Vessels of 23 Woody Trees and Shrubs in Northeastern Mexico: Its Significance

Ratikanta Maiti, Humberto González Rodríguez and Jeff Christofher González Díaz 

Keywords : Adaptation, evolutionary trends, secondary xylem vessels, taxonomy, variability

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Adoption of Low Cost Technologies for Improving the Productivity of Sugarcane in Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh

Manukonda Srinivas, C. V.  Rama Rao, B. Anusha R. Saritha and  A. Vishnuvardhan Reddy

Keywords : Drought, GAP, income, rainfed, smut, yields

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Screening of Pigeonpea Genotypes Against Pod Borer Complex

R. M. Jalondhara, D. R. Patel and Alok Shrivastava

Keywords : Genotypes, Helicoverpa armigera, Melanagromyza obtusa, morphological characters, pigeonpea

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Evaluation of Phytoextracts Against Curvularia Eragrostidis Causing Leaf Tip Blight of Spider Lilly in Vitro Condition

V. P. Prajapati, N. K. Gajre, D. H. Tandel, A. J. Deshmukh and R. C. Patel

Keywords : Botanicals, C. eragrostidis, Leaf Tip Blight, Spider lilly

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Review Article

Scope of Forage and Fodder Production in the North-eastern State of Tripura, India

Joy Kumar Dey and Basant Kumar

Keywords : Crop residue, fodder, forage, grassland, Tripura

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Fertigation in Fruit Crops

Deepika Singh and Neelam Kumari

Keywords : Fertigation, fertilization, fruit quality, nutrient use efficiency, tree growth, yield

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Diversity of AM Fungi and Their Exploitation for Disease Management in Horticultural Crops in NW Himalayan Region

Narender K. Bharat

Keywords : AM fungi, apple, disease, diversity, Himalayan region, horticultural crops

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Popular Article

Enhancing Rural Areas While Safeguarding Ecosystems through Sustainable Practice of Ecosystem Based Approaches (EBA) with Emphasis on Ecotourism

Valasia Iakovoglou and George N. Zaimes

Keywords : Biodiversity, conservation, employment, innovative tools, sustainable ecosystems

  • Published Online : 28 Aug 2017
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