Ricinus communis


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Ricinus communis

toxic plant in the Euphorbiaceae family; contains ricin which causes diarrhea and convulsions when eaten. Called also castor oil plant, castor bean, palma christi.
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Seeds investigated for the antibacterial activity were Brassica campestris (Sarson), Ricinus communis (Arund) and Eruca sativa (Taramira).
Host plant(s): Althea rosea (6, 7, 11); Amaranthus viridis (6, 7); Chenopodum album (3, 6, 7, 11); Conyza canadensis (11); Galinosoga perviflora (11); Tagetes minuta (11); Dendranthema indicum (6, 7, 11); Bidens bitternata (11); Plantago major (13); Ricinus communis (11); Rumex acetosa (1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11); Solanum nigrum (6, 7); Sonchus asper (11); Sonchus oleraceous (2, 3, 6, 7, 11) and Viola bioflora (8, 11).
Evaluation of alkaloids and cardiac glycosides contents of Ricinus communis L.
The authors acknowledge (i) CODI--University of Antioquia for financing the project 01540 "Evaluacion de la produccion de biodiesel a partir de las especies Ricinus communis L.
In this work, lethal and sublethal effects of ethanolic extracts from Ricinus communis, Annona squamosa and Eucalyptus globulus were studied by their potential to affect the population growth of the whitefly, T.
Plants so far studied showing insecticidal or repellent effect to sandflies are Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) (41-42), Solanum jasminoides (Solanaceae), Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) (41), Capparis spinosa (Capparidaceae) (41-42), Solanum luteum (Solanaceae), Malva nicaeensis (Malvaceae) (42), Tagetes minuta Linnaeus (Asteraceae), Acalypha fruticosa Forssk (Euphorbiaceae), Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
The biological activity of Ricinus communis on the housefly (Musca domestica) [Actividad biologica de Ricinus communis sobre mosca domestica (Musca domestica).
Incriminated plants, number of poisoning and deaths Species Number of Number of poisoning deaths Euphorbia resinifera 1 1 Warionia saharae 1 - Rosmarinus officinalis 1 - Ricinus communis 1 - Mandragora autumnalis 2 - Carthamus tinctorius 3 - Peganum harmala 3 - Artemisia absinthium 4 1 Atractylis gummifera 71 30 Unknown 17 3 Total 104 35 Table 3.
Castor oil is a unique natural material and is obtained from the Ricinus Communis plant, which grows in tropical regions.
Por esta razon en esta investigacion se pretende obtener pulpa de la especie Ricinus communis L.
The present study was undertaken to characterize the peroxidases from the leaves of Ricinus communis and their kinetic studies.