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  • State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh.
  • AKS University SatanaMadhya Pradesh India.
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Saracaasoca is a relatively traded IUCN crimson listed tree species used in Ayurvedic drug treatments for the treatment of numerous disorders, especially gynecological troubles. However, information approximately the genetic variations among populations and corresponding variation in specialized metabolites of S. asoca stays uncertain. The presence of various antioxidant compounds including ascorbic acid, catechin, flavonoids, lignin glycosides, beta-sitosterol and its glucosidic identified in S. asoca leaf, bark and flower. The present study will provide basic information about distribution of Saracaasoca genotypes in India. Molecular characterization of Saracaasoca using molecular markers will be useful in the identification of diverse genotypes available in the country. Diverse genotypes and highly therapeutic compound may be used for future conservation and improvement program of Saracaasoca. Study has potential scope in the management of Saracaasoca species.

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Shailendra Singh Yadav
State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/9643       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/9643

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