Onion Investigatory Project Proposal

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Ginger (Zingiber Officinale): An Organic Fungicide

Monique T. Bustamante
Sherry Mae B. Mejia
Christine Joy U. Sibayan
Jerica Mae T. Vetonio

Ms. Violeta Rafanan

Don Ramon E. Costales Memorial National High School
Villasis, Pangasinan

September 2012

One of alarming problem that maybe encountered by our country next generations was the inadequate agricultural production, this all about the foods that is one of the primary needs of people. The increasing number of population here in the Philippines means more and more demands should be given/support.
There are a lot of new products that we can be benefited from ginger only through experimentation and investigation. We can
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In limited studies, ginger was found to be more effective than placebo for treating nausea caused by seasickness, morning sickness and chemotherapy, although ginger was not found superior to placebo for pre-emptively treating post-operative nausea. Other preliminary studies showed that ginger may affect arthritis pain or have blood thinning and cholesterol lowering properties, but these effects remain unconfirmed. Advanced glycation end uproducts are possibly associated in the development of diabetic cataract for which ginger was effective in preliminary studies, apparently by acting through antiglycating mechanisms. Zingerone may have activity against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in enterotoxin induced diarrhea. The characteristic odor and flavor of ginger is caused by a mixture of zingerone, shogaols and gingerols, volatile oils that compose one to three percent of the weight of fresh ginger. In laboratory animals, the gingerols increase the motility of the gastrointestinal tract and haveanalgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial properties Ginger oil has been shown to prevent skin cancer in mice and a study at the University of Michigan demonstrated that gingerols can kill ovarian cancer cells. [6]-gingerol (1-[4'-hydroxy-3'-methoxyphenyl]-5-hydroxy-3-decanone) is the major pungent principle of ginger. The chemo

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