Gossypium


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Related to Gossypium: Gossypium barbadense, Gossypium herbaceum, Gossypium hirsutum

Gossypium

(go-sip'e-um) [L.]
A genus of perennial shrub of the Malvaceae family, widely grown because of the cotton fiber derived from its seed covering. The bark of some species is diuretic, emmenagogic, and oxytocic.
See: cotton; gossypol

Gossypium

Includes G. hirsutum (Gossypium arboreum, G. barbadense, G. herbaceum), the commercial cotton plant of the family Malvaceae.
Cotton seeds are a residue of the cotton industry and, after extraction of the oil, the residual cottonseed cake is much valued as a protein supplement for livestock. The seeds contain gossypol, a toxic polyphenolic pigment, and unless the processing is appropriate the cake and meal can be very poisonous, causing severe myocardial necrosis and liver damage. Ruminants may be affected but the severest disease occurs in pigs. Clinically there is congestive heart failure and severe dyspnea. The cake is also very low in vitamin A and nutritional deficiency may result.
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Conception January 5, 1932 Gossypium jamaicense Mac fad Great Inagua February (Malvaceae) 27, 1933 [= G.
Morphological and isozymes markers have been used for estimating genetic relatedness in Gossypium but they are not much reliable.
A Gossypium panel was genotyped using these primers and polymorphic SSRs were determined and categorized.
Other frequently cited homeopathic preparations were: Sabina, Caulophylum, Gossypium, Mensolex, Sepia, Ignitna, Thlaspi Bursa and Secale Cornutum.
They belong to the cotton genus, Gossypium, but their seeds lack the long white hairs or lint that we know as cotton fibre and hence fail to produce the fluffy bolls typical of domesticated cotton.
Genetic mutant markers for colored lint occur in all four species of Gossypium that have a usable fiber: hirsutum, barbadence, herbaceum, and arboreum).
Utilising the expertise of Impetus Bioscience, ICA Bremen can now test finished textile garments to identify whether they contain genetically modified cotton, as well as identifying different cotton species such as Pima / Gossypium Barbadense.
Genus Family Order 1 Paulownia Bignoniaceae, Paulowniaceae Lamiales 2 Hymenosporum Pittosporaceae Apiales 3 Cotyledon Crassulaceae Saxifragales 4 Hebe Scrophulariaceae, Plantaginaceae Lamiales 5 Prunus Rosaceae, Amygdalaceae Rosales 6 Hypericum Clusiaceae, Hypericaceae Malpighiales 7 Kunzea Myrtaceae Myrtales 8 Primula Primulaceae Ericales 9 Citrus Rutaceae Sapindales 10 Eremophila Myoporaceae, Scrophulariaceae Lamiales 11 Nicotiana Solanaceae Solanales 12 Gossypium Malvaceae Malvales Genus Floral Formula 1 Paulownia [up arrow] K(5) [?
Hoodies, dresses and recycled jewellery for the show have been contributed by designers and clothing producers of brands such as Exclusive Roots, Pride Earlsdon, Favela, Made in Coventry and Gossypium.
0% (Ethylhexyl Stearate, Sorbitan Laurate, Phenoxyelnanol, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-4 Laurate, Dilauryl Citrate) C EUXYL K 220 0.
An effective method of DNA isolation from the mature leaves of Gossypium species that contain large amounts of phenolic terpenoids and tannins.