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Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 277–279 | Cite as

Chemical control of the yield of sennosides in Cassia acutifolia Del

  • R. K. Bhatia
  • D. R. Lohar
  • D. D. Chawan
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Abstract

Cassia acutifolia is medicinally very important due to the presence of sennosides in the leaves and pods. Indole — 3- acetic acid (iaa) increased the yield of drug by increasing both the sennoside content and dry matter of the shoot. Gibberellic acid (ga) considerably increased the dry matter of the shoot. Low concentration of (2-chloroethyl) trimethyl ammonium chloride (ccc) considerably increased the dry matter of the shoot whereas N,N-succinic acid dimethyl hydrazide (b9), increased the sennoside content but reduced the dry matter content of the shoot.

Keywords

Chloride Ammonium Acetic Acid Dimethyl Indole 
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© Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Bhatia
    • 1
  • D. R. Lohar
    • 2
  • D. D. Chawan
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Plant Ecology, Botany DepartmentUniversity of JodhpurJodhpurIndia
  2. 2.Laboratory of Plant Analysis, Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of JodhpurJodhpurIndia

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