Prunus

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Prunus

(prū'nŭs),
A genus of trees (family Rosaceae) including the cherry, plum, peach, and apricot trees.
[L. a plum-tree]

Prunus

a genus of trees in the family Rosaceae. The seeds of these trees contain cyanogenetic glycosides which are potentially poisonous. The fruit pulp appears to quite safe. The glycosides are amygdalin, prunasin, prulaurasin.
The following are the known toxic plants—P. amygdalus var. amara seeds (bitter almond), P. armeniaca (apricot), P. brachybotrya, P. caroliniana, P. laurocerasus (cherry laurel), P. cerasus (cherry), P. domestica (plum), P. padus (bird cherry), P. pennsylvanica (pincherry), P. persica (peach), P. sellowii, P. serotina (wild black cherry), P. sphaerocarpa, P. virginiana (chokecherry), P. virginiana var. demissa (western chokecherry), P. virginiana var. melanocarpa (western chokecherry).
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The aims of this study were: (i) to determine polen viability and germination ratio and polen production in Amygdalus orientalis Mill, genotypes and (ii) to compare their properties to the standard almond cultivars.
Aphis fabae solenella Theobald on Solanum nigrum, Sahneh, 7 September 2004, Brachycaudus amygdalinus (Schouteden), on Amygdalus arabica, Khash-Taftan, 23 April 2003, Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach), Calendula officinalis, Isfahan, 29 October 2004, Hyperomyzus lactucae (L.
Hamar Wild Almond Prunus amygdalus Rotation Nature Percent of Period/Yrs of Wood Stand Prime Use S.
Harrison and Were (2007) also observed that gamma irradiation enhanced the yield of total phenolic content as well as enhanced antioxidant compounds in Prunus amygdalus skins extracts.
Neeti S, Ajinkya AS, Ashwin VW (2014) Polyphenol composition and in vitroantioxidant activity of Prunus Amygdalus as affected by sprouting.
Objective: San'ao decoction (SAD) is a commonly used traditional combinatorial formula composed of Herba Ephedrae, Radix Glycyrrhizae and Amygdalus Communis Vas.
Amygdalus arabica] Little overlap in elevation with the morphologically similar Moringa peregrina.
Com base nesses relatos, fica clara a influencia do genotipo, sendo a multiplicacao in vitro de plantas do subgenero Prunophora menos problematica do que as plantas do subgenero Amygdalus.
0000 (Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil) Phase C Jeechem Concentrate SF-24 (Jeen) 3.
TOPALAF is one of the herbal medicines including Tribulus terrestris, Orchis mascula, Phoenix dactylifera, Allium ampeloprasum, Lepidium sativus, Amygdalus communis and Ficus carica (Table 1).
O genero Prunus inclui aproximadamente 200 especies e e dividido em 6 subgeneros, que sao: 1) Prunophora (ameixeiras em sua maioria); 2) Amygdalus (pessegueiros e amendoeiras); 3) Cerasus (cerejeiras); 4) Lithocerasus (cerejeiras); 5) Padus (cerejeiras de cachos), e 6) Laurocerasus (cerejeiras amarelas).