Phytochemical screening of some pteridophytes from Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra

Authors(2) :-N. A. Madhav, S. D. Shaikh

Pteridophytes are resistant to microbial infection which may be one of the crucial factors for their evolutionary success and the fact that they lasted for more than 350 million years. The present study screened the phytochemical properties of ten pteridophytes. The parameters studied are Moisture, Ash, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sulphur, Sodium, Zinc, Ferrous, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum, and Boron. The study revealed the presence of many medicinally active constituents in ten species investigated, suggesting that several pteridophyte species have the potential to synthesis useful metabolites.

Authors and Affiliations

N. A. Madhav
Department of Botany, Abasaheb Marathe Arts & New Commerce, Science College, Rajapur, Maharashtra, India
S. D. Shaikh
Department of Botany, Abasaheb Marathe Arts & New Commerce, Science College, Rajapur, Maharashtra, India

Pteridophytes, chemical, medicinal importance, metabolites.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-20
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 74-78
Manuscript Number : IJSRST185115
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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N. A. Madhav, S. D. Shaikh, " Phytochemical screening of some pteridophytes from Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.74-78, January-February-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST185115
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST185115

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