Tag: breeding

Importance of Root-Shoot Ratio for Crops Production: A Review

  The root is essential for nutrition absorption, water retention, agricultural production, and stress tolerance. Unlike some partial issues, the trait “root: shoot” ratio is a problem of plant integrity, in which each species, crop, or variety has a unique original solution. The step-by-step analysis of the root system...
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Medicinal Plant Mucuna pruriens: From Farm to Pharma

Mucuna pruriens, commonly known in India as Kaucha, is well-known for its neuroprotective and aphrodisiac properties and has been widely used since ancient times in the Indian Ayurveda System for the preparation of herbal formulations and tonics. Compared to other legumes, Mucuna seeds have a higher amount of L-Dopa...
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