research product . 2013

Chemical constituents of Cenchrus ciliaris L. from the Cholistan desert, Pakistan

Ashraf Muhammad Aqeel; Mahmood Karamat; Yusoff Ismail; Qureshi Ahmad Kaleem;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Archives of Biological Sciences
  • Country: Serbia
Abstract
The Cholistan Desert is an extension of the Great Indian Desert, covering an area of 26,330 km2. The desert can be divided into two main geomorphic regions: the northern region, known as Lesser Cholistan, constituting the desert margin and consisting of a series of saline alluvial flats alternating with low sand ridges/dunes; and the southern region, known as Greater Cholistan, a wind-resorted sandy desert comprised of a number of old Hakra River terraces with various forms of sand ridges and inter-ridge valleys. Cholistan Desert presents a complex pattern of alluvial and aeolian depositions. In the present study we evaluated the nutritive value of different acc...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseasesgeographic locationsfungi
free text keywords: Cenchrus, minerals, nitrogen, protein, carbohydrates, phytochemicals
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