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Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 2456-8864,Vol.: 5, Issue.: 1

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Enhancement of Growth Potential of Duranta repens L. by Ethanolic Extract Fractions of the Cleome gynandra L.

 

Yanelis Avilés-Tamayo1, Yoannia Pupo-Blanco1, Yosvel Viera-Tamayo2*, Úrsula Rosabal-Cordoví3, Yans Guardia-Puebla4, Carlos Sangoquiza-Caiza5 and Edwin Naranjo-Quinaluisa5

1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Granma, Cuba.

2Studies Center of Plant Biotechnology (CEBVEG), University of Granma, Cuba.

3Quality Laboratory, Company of Oral Liquid Drugs (MEDILIP), Granma, Cuba.

4Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Granma, Cuba.

5National Institute of Agricultural Sciences (INIAP), Quito, Ecuador.

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Kenneth Rodrigues, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Biotechnology Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia.
(2) Daniele De Wrachien, Professor, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The State University of Milan, Italy.
Reviewers:
(1) César Luiz Da Silva Guimarães, Federal Universy of Rondônia, Brazil.
(2) C. D. Dayanand, Sri Devaraj Urs academy of Higher Education and Research, India.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/23067

Abstracts

The study was conducted with the objective of investigating the ethanolic extract fractions of the stem of Cleome gynandra L. by analyzing its bioactivity in stakes of Duranta repens, L. The extracts were separated from a dry ethanolic extract (20% tincture m/V) with the solvents ethyl ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate and distilled water and evaluated at doses of 50, 100, 150 mg m L-1, compared to a control to which only sterile distilled water was applied. The variables measured in D. repens at 45 days of cultivation were: number of shoots, length of shoots, and number of leaves in the apical buds, number of roots and length of the first root formed. In the different fractions evaluated, a stimulating effect was presented in the selected variables; therefore, the presence of bioactive metabolites of different polarity significatively influences the growth potential of C. gynandra. However, better results of plant growth were obtained in solvents of higher polarity, especially the acetate and aqueous fractions.

Keywords :

Stimulating activity; ethanolic extract; Cleome gynandra L.; Duranta repens L.

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DOI : 10.9734/AJAAR/2018/38390

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