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 AJPS  Vol.4 No.8 , August 2013
Post-Infectional Biochemical Changes in Cymbopogon martinii (Roxb.) Wats and Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. Due to Leaf Rust Disease
Abstract: Post-infectional changes in sugars, ascorbic acid, protein, phenols, chlorophyll and carotene of two Cymbopogons viz., Cymbopogon martinii and Cymbopogon citratus due to leaf rust caused by Puccinia nakanishikii (Diet) were investigated. All the biochemical constituents decreased in plants infected by the fungal pathogen.
Cite this paper: P. Tamuli, M. Saikia and P. Boruah, "Post-Infectional Biochemical Changes in Cymbopogon martinii (Roxb.) Wats and Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. Due to Leaf Rust Disease," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 8, 2013, pp. 1666-1668. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2013.48201.
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