wtorek, 13 marca 2012

South African Journal of Botany - 77 (4), 2011


Editorial Board

Special issue on economic botany
Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Alvaro Viljoen

The potential of South African plants in the development of new medicinal products
B.-E. Van Wyk

Commercial herbal preparations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: The urban face of traditional medicine
A.R. Ndhlala, G.I. Stafford, J.F. Finnie, J. Van Staden

Legal developments in the protection of plant-related traditional knowledge: An intellectual property lawyer's perspective of the international and South African legal framework
A.F. Myburgh

Muthi to medicine
N. Gericke

The potential of South African plants in the development of new food and beverage products
B.-E. Van Wyk

Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) beyond the farm gate: From herbal tea to potential phytopharmaceutical
E. Joubert, D. de Beer

Honeybush (Cyclopia spp.): From local cottage industry to global markets — The catalytic and supporting role of research
E. Joubert, M.E. Joubert, C. Bester, D. de Beer, J.H. De Lange

An updated review of Adansonia digitata: A commercially important African tree
G.P.P. Kamatou, I. Vermaak, A.M. Viljoen

African seed oils of commercial importance — Cosmetic applications
I. Vermaak, G.P.P. Kamatou, B. Komane-Mofokeng, A.M. Viljoen, K. Beckett

The potential of South African indigenous plants for the international cut flower trade
E.Y. Reinten, J.H. Coetzee, B.-E. van Wyk

Plectranthus: A plant for the future?
L.J. Rice, G.J. Brits, C.J. Potgieter, J. Van Staden

Mondia whitei (Apocynaceae): A review of its biological activities, conservation strategies and economic potential
A.O. Aremu, L. Cheesman, J.F. Finnie, J. Van Staden

Plant-derived smoke: Old technology with possibilities for economic applications in agriculture and horticulture
M.G. Kulkarni, M.E. Light, J. Van Staden

Current perspectives on the economic botany of the genus Aloe L. (Xanthorrhoeaceae)
O.M. Grace

Physical and chemical characteristics of Aloe ferox leaf gel
C. O'Brien, B.-E. Van Wyk, F.R. Van Heerden

Plant biotechnology in South Africa: Micropropagation research endeavours, prospects and challenges
M. Moyo, M.W. Bairu, S.O. Amoo, J. Van Staden

Ethnomedicinal Plants — Revitalization of Traditional Knowledge of Herbs, Mahendra Rai, Deepak Acharya, José Luis Ríos (Eds.), 2011, Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire, Price: $82.00, Hardcover with 504 pages, ISBN: 978-1-57808-692-2, Distributed by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Website: www.crcpress.com
J. Van Staden


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