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Influence of chemical composition of soils on the galanthamine content in Leucojum aestivum

Author:
Gorinova, N.I., Atanassov, A.I., Stojanov, D.V., Tencheva, J.
Source:
Journal of plant nutrition 1993 v.16 no.9 pp. 1631-1636
ISSN:
0190-4167
Subject:
Leucojum aestivum, alkaloids, soil fertility, nutrient availability, nutrients, zinc, iron, copper, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, boron, molybdenum, chemical constituents of plants, Bulgaria
Abstract:
The elemental composition of seven soils of the main geographical regions in Bulgaria for the growth of Leucojum aestivum L. was determined. It was found that a relationship exists between the galanthamine content of the plant and the chemical composition of the soil. These results indicate that galanthamine bio-synthesis could be controlled by the soil fertility level.
Agid:
1419142