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    Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of Biofield Energy Treated Gerbera Multiplication Medium

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    The micropropagation technique is used for Gerbera species due to their high demand all over the world as thedecorative potted plants and cut flowers. The present study was done to investigate the impact of biofield energy treatment on thephysicochemical properties of gerbera multiplication medium. A part of the sample was treated with Mr. Trivedi’s biofield energy,and the other part was kept as untreated and termed as the control sample. Both the parts were subsequently analysed for theirphysical, thermal and spectral properties using X-ray diffraction (XRD), particle size analysis, surface area analysis,thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), elemental analysis, and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. The XRD resultsshowed 13.98% increase in crystallite size of treated sample (104.01 nm) as compared to the control (91.25 nm). The particle sizedata revealed an increase in d50 (average particle size) and d99 (size below which 99% particles are present) by 72.57% and42.26%, respectively of the treated sample as compared to the control. Moreover, the surface area of the treated sample wasreduced from 0.694 m2/g (control) to 0.560 m2/g in the treated sample. The TGA data showed the increase in onset temperaturealong with the reduction in the percent weight loss of the treated sample as compared to the control. Besides, the elementalanalysis revealed the significant decrease in the percentage of nitrogen (10.47%) and hydrogen (9.35%) as well as the presence ofsulphur in the treated sample. The FT-IR results showed the differences in the IR frequencies corresponding to pyridine ring andN-H2 deformation of the treated sample as compared to the control. Hence, the overall data revealed that the biofield energytreatment had a significant impact on the physicochemical properties of the treated sample that might help to improve its uses inthe in vitro tissue culture techniques as compared to the control sample.

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    Title : Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of Biofield Energy Treated Gerbera Multiplication Medium
    Author(s) : Mahendra Kumar Trivedi
    Abstract : The micropropagation technique is used for Gerbera species due to their high demand all over the world as thedecorative potted plants and cut flowers. The present study was done to investigate the impact of biofield energy treatment on thephysicochemical properties of gerbera multiplication medium. A part of the sample was treated with Mr. Trivedi’s biofield energy,and the other part was kept as untreated and termed as the control sample. Both the parts were subsequently analysed for theirphysical, thermal and spectral properties using X-ray diffraction (XRD), particle size analysis, surface area analysis,thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), elemental analysis, and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. The XRD resultsshowed 13.98% increase in crystallite size of treated sample (104.01 nm) as compared to the control (91.25 nm). The particle sizedata revealed an increase in d50 (average particle size) and d99 (size below which 99% particles are present) by 72.57% and42.26%, respectively of the treated sample as compared to the control. Moreover, the surface area of the treated sample wasreduced from 0.694 m2/g (control) to 0.560 m2/g in the treated sample. The TGA data showed the increase in onset temperaturealong with the reduction in the percent weight loss of the treated sample as compared to the control. Besides, the elementalanalysis revealed the significant decrease in the percentage of nitrogen (10.47%) and hydrogen (9.35%) as well as the presence ofsulphur in the treated sample. The FT-IR results showed the differences in the IR frequencies corresponding to pyridine ring andN-H2 deformation of the treated sample as compared to the control. Hence, the overall data revealed that the biofield energytreatment had a significant impact on the physicochemical properties of the treated sample that might help to improve its uses inthe in vitro tissue culture techniques as compared to the control sample.
    Keywords : Gerbera Multiplication Medium, Biofield Energy Treatment, Micropropagation,Complementary and Alternative Medicines,gerbera multiplication medium,gerbera multiplication medium characterization,gerbera multiplication,xrd study of gerbera

    Subject : pharmaceutical
    Area : Health Sciences
    Language : English
    Year : 2015

    Affiliations Trivedi Global Inc.
    Trivedi Science Research Laboratory Pvt. Ltd
    Journal : Plant
    Volume : 3
    Issue : 6
    Publisher : Science PG
    Doi : 10.11648/j.plant.20150306.11

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