Citrullus


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Citrullus

genus of plants in family Cucurbitaceae; contains cucurbitacin, colocynthin, tetracyclic terpenes causing diarrhea; includes C. colocynthis (C. vulgaris), C. lanatus.
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Table 1: Effect of extract of different parts of plant Citrullus colocynthis on mass loss for corrosion of mild steel in HCl at 301 [+ or -] 0.
Callus fresh and dry weight (mg/inoculum) of Citrullus colocynthis raised on Murashige and Skoog media supplemented by different combinations of 2,4-D and Kinetin.
Citrullus colocynthis (Cucurbitaceae) is a herb which has been recommended as a hair growth promoter in traditional literature.
Ziyada AK and SA Elhussien Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Citrullus lanatus Var.
Tomato Lycopersicon esculentum Leeks Allium ampeloprasum Celery Apium graveolens Carrots Daucus carota Cabbage Brassica oleracea Parsley Petroselinum crispum Basil Ocimum basilicum Snap beans Phaseolus vulgaris Water melon Citrullus lanatus Sweet pepper Capsicum annuum Onions Allium cepa Table 3: Average weekly earnings in Francs CFA for traders of vegetables in three urban centres of Cameroon Vegetable Bafoussam Bamenda Amaranthus spp.
Seeds of Citrullus colocynthis induce abortion, and are used as a laxative and a vermifuge.
Ootanga Oil Citrullus vulgaris Papaya Seed Oil Carica papaya Parinari oil Parinari Curatellifolia (Parinari) Seed Oil Phulwara butter Madhuca Butyraceae Raspberry Seed Oil Rubus idaeus Sal butter Shorea Robusta Seed Butter Seabuckthorn Oil Hippophae rhamnoides Sisymbrium Irio Oil Sisymbrium irio Shorea Robusta Butter Shorea robusta Tamanu oil Calophyllum inophyllum Ucu butter Virola surinamensis Ximenia oil Ximenia Americana (Ximenia) Seed Oil Butters from hydrogenated oils or admixtures excluded.
A comparative study on Citrullus colocynthis plant grown in different altitudinal locations in Saudi Arabia.
Eight plants were selected for this study: Cleome arabica, Citrullus colocynthis, Datura stramonium, Nerium oleander, Peganum harmala and Pistacia atlantica were collected in the area of Laghouat (400 km south of Algiers); Ricinus communis was obtained from Beni Isguen (Ghardaia, 600 km south of Algiers); and Pistacia lentiscus was collected from Berouaguia (Media, 88 km south of Algiers).
Table 1: Proximate composition of Citrullus lanatus seed oil Parameters Composition % Moisture 4.