publication . Article . 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 Journal: Archives of Biological Sciences (issn: 0354-4664, eissn: 1821-4339, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Belgrade, University of Novi Sad
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 w...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: fungiparasitic diseasesgeographic locations
free text keywords: carbohydrates, minerals, nitrogen, protein, phytochemicals, Cenchrus, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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