Category Archives: AJPS

American Journal of Plant Sciences

Assessing Ecotoxicity in Marine Environment Using Luminescent Microalgae: Where Are We At?

Author(s): Sophie Sanchez-Ferandin ABSTRACT Nowadays, microalgae are particularly used to assess the environmental impact of contaminants in aquatic systems. Naturally present in some algal species, bioluminescence is highly used in application fields related to environmental monitoring. Bioluminescent dinoflagellates have played … Continue reading

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Do Bt Transgenic Events Alter the Phenotypic Stability of Maize Hybrids?

Author(s): Rafael Parreira Diniz , Renzo Garcia Von Pinho , José Airton Rodrigues Nunes, Lívia Maria Chamma Davide , Adriano Delly Veiga, João Cândido de Souza ABSTRACT Transgene insert location in the genome through different methods is random. Thus, alterations … Continue reading

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Green Liver Systems® for Water Purification: Using the Phytoremediation Potential of Aquatic Macrophytes for the Removal of Different Cyanobacterial Toxins from Water

Author(s) :Stephan Pflugmacher, Sandra Kühn, Sang-Hyup Lee, Jae-Woo Choi, Seungyun Baik, Kyu-Sang Kwon, Valeska Contardo-Jara ABSTRACT The protection and reasonable use of freshwater is one of the main goals for our future, as water is most important for all organisms … Continue reading

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SCIRP’s Journal Ranking (January 2015)

SCIRP’s Journal Ranking comprises the compilation and sorting of all results gathered from the pages called “Journal Metrics / Impact Factor” of each journal. The page can be reached by clicking “Google-based Impact Factor” on the journal home page (Figure … Continue reading

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A New Species of Ehretia, Ehretia retroserrata in Nujiang County, Yunnan Province, China

Author(s): Shaoyong Yang, Fan Du, Dan Zhou, Zhaoqiang Hou ABSTRACT On the investigation of the biodiverisities of plant resources of Nujiang River Valley in Nujiang Autonomous Prefacure, Yunnan Province, China, a new species of Ehretia has been described and illustrated … Continue reading

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Cryopreservation of Seeds and Embryos of Jatropha curcas L.

Author(s):Julián Andrés Prada, María Elena Aguilar, Ana Abdelnour-Esquivel, Florent Engelmann ABSTRACT Jatropha curcas is a species with a variety of uses. It is grown primarily for oil for biodiesel, but also has agronomic and medicinal applications. Two methods were evaluated … Continue reading

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Accelerated Aging in Tomato Seeds

Author(s) : Andreia da Silva Almeida, Cristiane Deuner, Carolina Terra Borges, Geri Eduardo Meneghello, Lilian Madruga de Tunes, Francisco Amaral Villela ABSTRACT The tomato plant (Lycopersicum esculentum L.) is a perennial, shrubby-like vegetable with high reproductive ability, which behaves like a typical … Continue reading

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The in Vitro Propagation Techniques for Producing Banana Using Shoot Tip Cultures

Author:Munguatosha Ngomuo, Emerald Mneney, Patrick A. Ndakidemi Banana is an important food crop and the second most important fruit crop. Despite the significant commercial value of the crop, the main production constrain is the availability of reliable and safe planting material. The … Continue reading

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The Role of Red Algae in Abrupt Appearance of Animals in the Early Cambrian on Siberian Platform

PDF (Size:1095KB) PP. 60-64   DOI: 10.4236/ajps.2013.412B008   Author(s) P. N. Kolosov ABSTRACT Calcified rock-forming marine filamented benthic micro- and macrophytes of Dzhelindia Kolosov, 1970 (Figure1(а)) and Chaptchaica Kolosov, 1975 (Figure 1(b)) genera, thrived in Neoproterozoic (1000-541 million years ago) Siberia together with cyanobacteria. Their belonging … Continue reading

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