Corchorus olitorius


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Corchorus olitorius

tropical jute plant in family Tiliaceae; its seeds contaminate cereal grain; contain a cardiac glycoside; cause sudden death. Called also jute.
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Growth and Yield Performance of Corchorus olitorius Varieties as Affected by Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers Application, American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 2(3):235-241.
Corchorus capsularis and Corchorus olitorius are also two plants not often consumed by the people of Bangladesh, but consumed by poor villagers of Talbunia, as well as the poor sections of the urban slums, during times of food scarcity or when they were unable to afford costlier vegetables.
Iron contents in Hibiscus diversifolius, Cleome gynandra, Tamarindus indica, Solanum nigrum and Corchorus olitorius were of greater than 30% (Table 4).