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Chemistry and biology of industrial crop Tagetes Species: a review

Author:
Singh, Priyambada, Krishna, Alok, Kumar, Vinod, Krishna, Swadhinta, Singh, Kuldip, Gupta, Madhuri, Singh, Sohan
Source:
The Journal of essential oil research 2016 v.28 no.1 pp. 1-14
ISSN:
2163-8152
Subject:
Tagetes, agrochemicals, agronomy, bioactive properties, biotechnology, chemical structure, cytogenetics, essential oils, floriculture, food coloring, industrial crops, industry, oils, pharmacology, raw materials, taxonomy, tissue culture
Abstract:
In this review, different research works related to Taxonomy, cytogenetics, tissue culture, Biotechnology, Agronomy, phytochemistry, pharmacology and biological activity as well as its commercial uses of Tagetes species including all the biological and chemical activities mainly T. minuta, T. patula and T. erecta have been compiled. The review also highlights the chemical structures and commercial uses of essential oil and its components of its unique biological activity being used as agrochemical, food and colorants and nutritional supplement and cosmetic industry. This review work also focus on commercial cultivation of T. minuta for its oil and T. patula and T. erecta find floriculture use and also raw material for commercial production of several kinds of compounds.
Agid:
4662440