Vinca


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Vinca

(vĭn′kă)
A genus of herbs including periwinkles, from which vincristine and vinblastine are obtained.

Vinca

plant genus of Apocynaceae family; contains cardiac glycoside; causes diarrhea; includes V. major (blue periwinkle), V. minor, V. rosea (Catharanthus roseus).
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The fungicidal activity against Fusarium yellows by Tagetes minuta and Vinca rosea was rated as 5.
Once she'd got the lounge in place, in plain view of the bird feast, my father put his hand around my back, gave me a little shove down into the vinca, a little push off toward the house.
It has Co-Standby Server, an image-based replication tool that takes snap shots of data travelling across local networks that came with the $94 million Vinca purchase.
In studies comparing the most clinically advanced competitor compound and standard of care agents like taxanes and vinca alkaloids, ARRY-520 has shown superior efficacy in multiple preclinical models.
I got the offer to candidate myself as mayor of Struga but I have no political ambitions," said Vinca, who has been living and working in Kosovo for several years.
High on my list of these horticultural heroes comes an extremely flexible friend, the lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor , an effective ground-cover plant and an attractive trailer for pots and hanging baskets.
Enterprise storage management software vendor Legato Systems acquired Vinca for $94m.
A handsome lattice fence and beds filled with rhododendron, juniper, vinca, and magnolia and sourwood trees add visual interest and separation.
Indibulin is one of a class of cancer therapeutics that includes the taxanes (paclitaxel and docetaxel) and Vinca alkaloids, some of the most widely used anti-cancer agents in the world today.
Alternatives include creeping cotoneaster, carrying delightful flowers, foliage and berry, and perennial periwinkle vinca, which will grow easily across any ground, bringing bright green foliage and purple flowers.
Evergreen Vinca is one of the most versatile shrubs you will find in the garden.
On flat ground, from a distance of 30 to 60 feet out from a structure, in addition to succulents, you can add ground cover plantings that build little fuel - such as vinca, freeway daisy (Osteospermum) or ivy - as well as clumps of annuals, wildflowers or water-retaining native shrubs such as laurel sumac.