Fiziol. rast. genet. 2017, vol. 49, no. 6, 533-540, doi:


Gurs'ka O.V., Pyda S.V.

  • Taras Shevchenko Kremenets Regional Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy 1 Liceyna St., Kremenets, Ternopil region, 47003, Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Hnatiuk Ternopil National Pedagogical University 2 M. Kruvonosa St., Ternopil, 46027, Ukraine

Qualitative composition and quantitative analysis of Pyrethrum parthenium (L.) Smith. inflorescences essential oils were investigated by chromatography-mass spectrophotometry method. The role of essential oils in the formation of allelopathic activity of volatile emissions was shown. The content of essential oils was 0,43—0,95 % (w/w). Camphor (49,30—52,89 %) and chrysanthenyl acetate (30,36—35,89 %) were the main components of essential oils. Significant relationships between the level of allelopathic activity of volatile emissions and the total contents of essential oils, camphor, chrysanthenyl acetate were found.

Keywords: Pyrethrum parthenium (L.) Smith., essential oils, terpenoids, composition, inflorescences, allelopathic activity

Fiziol. rast. genet.
2017, vol. 49, no. 6, 533-540

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