Domesticación y fitoquímica de Quassia amara (Simaroubaceae) en el trópico húmedo de Costa Rica

A description of some characteristics of the plant Quassia amara, including taxonomy, distribution, uses, pharmacognosy and some biological activities, is given. Experimental activities related to ecology, conservation, and domestication in Costa Rica are described. Details of the agro-ecological cu...

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Autores Principales: Díaz, Roberto, Hernández, Lorena, Ocampo, Rafael A., Cicció Alberti, José Francisco
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/19702
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21260
Sumario: A description of some characteristics of the plant Quassia amara, including taxonomy, distribution, uses, pharmacognosy and some biological activities, is given. Experimental activities related to ecology, conservation, and domestication in Costa Rica are described. Details of the agro-ecological cultivation, importance of the phytochemical methods, and their applications to control the production of quassin and neoquassins according to the age of the plants are discussed.