In vitro Propagation and Volatile Compound Characterization of Lavandula stoechas L. subsp. stoechas- An Economically Important Source of Essential Oil
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Available Online: August 04,2018
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http://doi.org/10.25135/rnp.86.18.04.105 (DOI number will be activated after the manuscript has been available in an issue.)
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Sam Mokhtarzadeh, Betül Demirci, Hale Gamze Ağalar,Khalid Mahmood Khawar and Nese Kırımer
The objective in this study is to isolate and characterize volatile compounds of Lavandula stoechas L. subsp. stoechas rooted with micropropagation techniques and grown under suitable in vitro conditions. Microdistillation procedure was applied on aerial parts of this plant. The volatile compounds were characterized by GC-FID and GC-MS systems, simultaneously. Based on results, twenty-two compounds were identified. Major volatile compounds included camphor (38.5%), bornyl acetate (10.6%), α-fenchone (8.9%), 1,8-cineole (4.3%), α-pinene (4.0%), linalool (3.5%), viridiflorol (3.8%) myrtenal (2.7%), geranyl acetate (2.1%). These results were positively related with data published regarding the plant growing wild.KEYWORDS
- Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas
- tissue culture
- volatile compounds.