Comparison of volatile constituent of Cymbopogon olivieri (Boiss.)Bor in field and nature (wild) conditions in Iran

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Comparison of volatile constituent of Cymbopogon olivieri (Boiss.)Bor in field and nature (wild) conditions in Iran

Ali Akbar Tajali
Int. J. Biosci.2( 11), 173-177, November 2012.
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The constituents of essential oil of Cymbopogon olivieri (Boiss.)Bor were studied in 3 different conditions including growing in field in two phonological stages (before flowering and after flowering) and in nature (wild). The identified compounds of essential oil were different in 3 sites (wild 29, field before flowering 22 and field after flowering 14 compounds). The major same components of three sites were Piperitone (35.62- 50.1%), α-Terpinene (8.3- 20.12%), Elemol (5.41- 11.32%), Carene (7.12- 9.56%) and β – Eudesmol (2.96-5.29%). The results of PCA test showed that the amount of Piperitone has the most variation in studied conditions.


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