year 3, Issue 11 (9-2004)                   J. Med. Plants 2004, 3(11): 38-41 | Back to browse issues page

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Yazdani D, Jamshidi A, Rezazadeh S, Mojab F, Shahnazi S. Variaion of essential oil percentage and constituent at different growth stages of dill (Anethum graveolens L.). J. Med. Plants. 2004; 3 (11) :38-41
1- Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR, Tehran, Iran ,
2- Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Shaheed Beheshty University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (4420 Views)
Anethum graveolens L. an annual, herbaceouse and aromatic plant is belong to Apiaceae family. All Parts of Dill plant are fragrant. Carvone, Phellandren and Limone compounds are major constituents of Dill essential oil. Previous studies shown that serious variations take place on quantity and quality of Dill essential oil. Therefore, in this research variation on essential oil Percentage and constituent at three stage of plant growth studied. Result shown that best growth stage or harvest time for obtaine highest essential oil and Carvon yield is early seed forming stage (green seeds) or before complet ripening stage (brown seeds).
Keywords: Dill, Carvone, growth stage
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Pharmacognosy & Pharmaceutics
Received: 2004/02/18 | Accepted: 2004/07/9 | Published: 2004/09/18

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