Domesticaci?n y fitoqu?mica de Quassia amara (Simaroubaceae) en el tr?pico h?medo 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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Main Authors: D?az, Roberto, Hern?ndez G?mez, Lorena, Ocampo, Rafael A., Cicci? Alberti, Jos? Francisco
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/19702
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21260
Summary: 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.?