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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Effects of hot and cold aqueous fruits extracts of Citrullus colocynthis on mortality of house flies Musca domestica (Diptera : Muscidae).
The genus Citrullus comprises four species, including watermelon and Citrullus colocynthis, a perennial known as bitter gourd or apple, which occurs as both a wild and domesticated plant.
Ziyada AK and SA Elhussien Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Citrullus lanatus Var.
Keywords: Acaricidal activity; Curcuma longa; Citrullus colocynthis; Peganum harmala; Crude aqueous-methanol extracts
All Citrullus Plant Introduction (PI) accessions were obtained from the Southern Regional Plant Introduction Station at Griffin, GA.
Anti-haemorhagic potential of Citrullus colocynthis Schard (Cucurbitaceae) against Naja naja karachiensis (black Pakistan cobra) venom.
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.
Hydrated colocynithin from alcoholic extracts of Citrullus colocynthis was toxic to the adult house fly (El-Naggar et al.