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Table 2 Production of some plant secondary metabolites under various in vivo growth condition of plants

From: Stress and defense responses in plant secondary metabolites production

Secondary metabolitePlant source(s)Tissue analyzedGrowth conditionReference(s)
ArtemisininArtemesia annuaWhole seedling (treated and control)Salt, drought and water logging[350]
CamptothecinCamptotheca acuminataSeedlingsNitrogen, drought and anti-transpiration agents[125, 128]
CodeinePapaver somniferumPlantletsDrought stress[260]
Rosmarinic acidSalvia miltiorrhizaLeaves, roots and aclimatized plantlet shootsHydroponic culture[351]
RohitukineDysoxylum binectariferumSeedling (roots, collar region of stem and young leaves)Normal[352]
SteviosideStevia rebaudianaLeaves (dried)Hydroponic culture, salt stress[353,354,355]
AllicinAllium sativumWhole plantPot experiment on light effect[356]
AndrographolideAndrographis paniculataLeaves and stemOpen field experiment with plant populations[357]
ResveratrolGrapes, GroundnutLeaves, shoot, roots and whole plantNumerous[358, 359]
Betalain pigmentsCaryophyllales membersDifferent plant partsDifferent growth condition[360]
SaikosaponinsBupleurum chinense1-year-old plants, plantsDrought, watering and re-watering, fertilization[294, 361]
Hyoscyamine and scopolamineAtropa belladonna extracts32-week-old dried rootIrrigation in greenhouse experiment[362]
CapsaicinCapsicum sp.FruitsSalinity-induced stress[363]
SennosidesCassia augustifoliaPre-, post and flowering plantsPot culture experiment[364]
Indole alkaloidsCatharanthus roseousLeavesGreenhouse under binary stress-induced condition[365]
Asiaticoside and madecassosideCentella asiaticaLeaves (post-harvest)Low temperature and water dehydration[366]
ValepotriatesValeria speciesAll organsNormal growth condition (Iran)[367]
RutinDimorphandra mollisAll plant parts at different growth stagesNormal, drought, flooding and salinity[368]
FuranocoumarinsBituminaria bituminosaLeaves dry matter and fruitsField conditions and hydroponics[369]
GlycyrrhyzinGlycyrrhyza glabraPlants at seedling and adult stage, stolonsDrought stress[370]
Zealexins and kauralexinsMaizeRootsDrought stress[371]