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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Orchid database of Sikkim and Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

Author(s): Prashant Singh, Avanish Kumar Singh, RK Pamarthi, Ankur Tomar, Ram Pal, LC De, Deepak Rai and DR Singh
Abstract: Orchids are known to have medicinal properties and about 7500 species are being used in Indian system of medicine (ISM) and also utilized in other various purposes like spice e.g. vanillin, herbal tea, vegetables, pickles, ice cream, floral ornaments, religious uses, perfumery, dried flower craft, essential oils, etc. The orchid database is a web-based repository that is home to 172 species. The database provides the data regarding the orchid species of Sikkim and Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. It consist set of computer programs, API (Application Program Interface) which is commonly known as web interactive interface and it is capable of accessing and retrieving the data from the database that will facilitate the creation, maintenance and provides data especially for decision making and planning. The database has become one of the primary sources for enhancing the data. One of the commonly used RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems) is MySQL (Structured Query Language) which is free and open source RDBMS under the terms of the GNU (General Public License) and is also available under a variety of Proprietary Licenses. As per now the orchid database incorporates the entire main objective related to its design which implements HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery and database which implements MySQL. In this report, we illustrate the principles and practical considerations of curation. These examples demonstrate how our work allows users to enhance and access the data which helps the planners and researchers to develop and access the orchid’s data which has focused on data exchange and analytical capacity.
Pages: 162-166  |  64 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Prashant Singh, Avanish Kumar Singh, RK Pamarthi, Ankur Tomar, Ram Pal, LC De, Deepak Rai and DR Singh. Orchid database of Sikkim and Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. 2020; 9(4S): 162-166.
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