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Elsa S. Du Toit, Ilona Von Maltzahn, and Puffy Soundy

Oral Session 19—Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants Moderator: Karen L. Panter 19 July 2005, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Room 101

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Puffy Soundy, Winnie Mpati, and Elsadu Toit

Oral Session 19—Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants Moderator: Karen L. Panter 19 July 2005, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Room 101

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Bennett J. Sondeno and Karen L. Panter

Oral Session 19—Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants Moderator: Karen L. Panter 19 July 2005, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Room 101

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Victoria M. Anderson, Douglas D. Archbold, Robert L. Geneve, Dewayne L. Ingram, and Krista L. Jacobsen

, and may be in systems that are water and/or nutrient limited ( Forcella et al., 2012 ). Understanding how to optimize medicinal plant production under reduced input regimes (e.g., water and fertility) is key to the sustainable and profitable production

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Philipp von Bieberstein, Ya-ming Xu, A.A. Leslie Gunatilaka, and Raphael Gruener

Intensified interest in plant secondary metabolites for anticancer and other disease treatments has led to recent exploration of medicinal plant growth conditions to optimize biomass production and metabolite synthesis ( Cragg et al., 2009

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Chu-Hui Chiang, Tsong-Ann Yu, Shu-Fang Lo, Chao-Lin Kuo, Wen-Huang Peng, and Hsin-Sheng Tsay

Dendrobium species are also used as clinical substitutes: in the Taiwan herb market, D. tosaense , D. linawianum , D. moniliforme , D. hercoglossum , and D. nobile are common medicinal plants used as the sources for Shi-hu. The former three species are

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Kim E. Hummer

; rather the stems, leaves, and other plant parts were prized for their medicinal properties ( Beck, 2005 ). The object of this review is to summarize the uses of Rubus for health from antiquity to the present from a sampling of the wealth of historical

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Margaret W. Kirika, Jane W. Kahia, Lucien N. Diby, Eliud M. Njagi, Colombe Dadjo, and Christophe Kouame

Due to either limited availability or affordability of pharmaceutical medicines, two-third of the world population (mainly in the developing countries) rely entirely on medicinal plants as their primary source of health care ( Ayyanar and

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Daike Tian, Ken M. Tilt, Jeff L. Sibley, Floyd M. Woods, and Fenny Dane

Lotus ( Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.), also called Asian lotus, is an aquatic herbaceous perennial plant. N. nucifera has an extremely long history in cultivation as a vegetable, medicinal, and ornamental plant in Eastern countries ( Wang and Zhang

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Mohsen Hesami and Mostafa Rahmati-Joneidabad

Ficus is the genus of 1000 species in the family Moraceae, mainly distributed throughout tropical and subtropical regions ( Hesami and Daneshvar, 2018 ). Many of this species have ornamental value and are also used as medicinal plants. Ficus