Croton


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Croton

a genus of the plant family Euphorbiaceae. Contains croton oil, a violent and lethal purgative. Cake made from the seeds after extraction of the oil may also cause severe gastroenteritis. Includes C. capitatus, C. texensis, C. tiglium.
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The constituents present in the chemical profile of the studied species were also identified in the essential oil of other species within this genus, such as: in Croton sonderianus, which has [beta]-phellandrene (18.
Though inedible to humans, the croton nut can be processed to make fuel, organic fertiliser, animal feed and briquettes.
Los objetivos de este trabajo fueron delimitar de manera objetiva las entidades morfologicas de Croton presentes en la zona andina por medio de un analisis de agrupamiento, determinar su identidad taxonomica, elaborar una clave para la identificacion de las especies encontradas y presentar informacion complementaria sobre afinidades morfologicas, habitats y distribucion geografica actualizada para Venezuela.
Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive effects in rodents of the essential oil of Croton cajucara Benth.
howertoni is unknown at present, the scale does build up large populations on croton and could potentially become pest of this and other host plant species from which it has been recorded.
Ronnie, one of two brothers in the family who took up clock making, served his apprentice with James Wrighton in Howard Street, Hockley, before setting up Croton Woodworking Company.
The genus Croton belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and contains about 1000 species, distributed mostly throughout the American continent.
the four-story Park Terrace at Croton Heights complex will feature 49 one-bedroom apartments available to Yonkers seniors with incomes no higher than 50% of the area median income (AMI).
En la medicina tradicional (2) se viene usando en forma indistinta la resina de Croton lechleri Muell.
These species were Croton alabamensis, a rare species distributed disjunctly between central Alabama and east-central Texas; Croton olivaceus, a poorly known species from montane forests in Peru and Ecuador; and Moacroton lanceolatus, one of five locally endemic species of Moacroton occurring on serpentine soils of Cuba.
Papillomas are induced in mice by applying 7,12-dimethylbenzanthracene twice to the backs of mice as a tumour initiator, followed by croton oil, as a tumour promoter, for several months.
Ipomoea pes-caprae was the dominant species in warm seasons and Croton punctatus was dominant in winter.