Rapid Extraction of Sesquiterpene Lactones from Sagebrush for Use as Taxonomic Markers
CitationKelsey, R. G. (1982). Rapid extraction of sesquiterpene lactones from sagebrush for use as taxonomic markers. Journal of Range Management, 35(2), 269.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractThe sesquiterpene lactones of sagebrush occur in glandular trichomes on the leaf surface and can be extracted in 1 to 2 minutes with chloroform. Analysis of this extract by thin-layer chromatography can be used as a taxonomic characteristic.