ISSN print edition: 0366-6352
ISSN electronic edition: 1336-9075
Registr. No.: MK SR 9/7
The increase of alkaloid content in poppies
J. Tomko and A. Wagenhofer
Abstract: cf. C.A. 45, 7307c. By comparing the 1949 and 1950 crops, the poppies contg. blue seeds were the richest in alkaloids and produced the highest yield per hectare. By crossing 'V´ah' with 'white seed' variety the morphine content was increased to 0.637% and the total alkaloid content to 0.934% from the av. 0.5%. N fertilization and dry climatic conditions favor the increase of alkaloids.
Full paper in Portable Document Format: 57a393.pdf (in Slovak)
Chemical Papers 5 (7) 393–401 (1951)