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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2012)

Microscopic Studies on Lens Esculenta


Vikrant Arya

Microscopic analysis of a crude drug facilitate the researchers for appropriate identification of a drug and abolish adulteration and provide a basis for authentication of crude drug. The present investigation involves the plant drug Lens esculenta Moench. belonging to family Papilionaceae. It is cultivated as a pulse crop. Even though the plant has captured scientific emphasis recently, there is a need for standardization. Hence in present work the seed part of the plant is subjected to various microscopic assessments. In the microscopic studies different cell structure and arrangement were studied.

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How to cite this article:
Vikrant Arya. Microscopic Studies on Lens Esculenta. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2012;1(3):04-06.