publication . Article . 2007

Effects of Minthostachys mollis essential oil and volatiles on seedlings of lettuce, tomato, cucumbre and Bidens pilosa.

Alonso Amelot, Miguel; Usubillaga, Alfredo; Avila Nuñez, Jorge Luis; Oliveros Bastidas, Alberto; Avendaño Meza, Marisabel;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 09 Apr 2007
  • Publisher: SABER ULA
  • Country: Venezuela
Abstract
Effects of Minthostachys mollis essential oil and volatiles on seedlings of lettuce, tomato, cucumbre and Bidens pilosa. (Alonso Amelot, Miguel; Usubillaga, Alfredo; Avila Nuñez, Jorge Luis; Oliveros Bastidas, Alberto y Avendaño Meza, Mairsabel) Abstract The extraction and chemical composition of essential oil of Minthostachys mollis (Kunth) Griseb (Lamiaceae) and its inhibitory effects on germation and shoot/root elongation of lettuce, tomato, cucumber and Bidens pilosa (L.) var pilosa described. Hydrodistillation gave 2.9% (v/w) of essential oil (97.8% of terpenoids). Pulegone (83.6%), menthone (7.6%), limonene (2.0%) linaloo (1.2%), and isomenthone (0.8%) wer...
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free text keywords: Grupo de Química Ecológica, Departamento de Química, Escuela de Ciencias., Facultad de Ciencias., Allelopathy, Bidens pilosa, Cucumber, Essential oil, Growth inhibition, Lettuce, Menthone, Minthostachys mollis, Pulegone, Tomato, Venezuela, Artículos
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