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orache

also

orach

(ôr′ĭch, ŏr′-)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Atriplex, especially A. hortensis, having edible leaves that taste somewhat like spinach.
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Keyes KL, Mott JB, Barnes SS, Jensen DA (1999) Remediation of brine contaminated soil using Atriplex spp.
Khan MA, Gul B and Weber DJ (2004) Temperature and high salinity effects in germinating dimorphic seeds of Atriplex rosea.
The positive side: Bryonia dioica; Avena sterilis; Withania frutescens; Arthrocnemum glaucum; Atriplex halimus; Acacia sp; Arundo donax; Typha latifolia; Calycotome intermedia; Ziziphus lotus; Zygophyllum sp; Suaeda fructicosa.
The physiognomy is given mainly by Atriplex halimus and the bushes of Suaeda vera, this last species on the Isola Lachea achieving high cover values.
Enhanced salinity tolerance in transgenic maize plants expressing a BADH gene from Atriplex micrantha.
Likewise, we found no reports of beavers using these species (or any member of the genus Atriplex), although some studies have reported beavers occasionally using other species of Rhus (e.g., Nixon and Ely, 1969).
Wild plant species of Uzbekistan have been studied on the example of the Atriplex pratovii Sukhor.
Black seeds of Atriplex centralasiatica were more sensitive to light than brown ones (Li et al., 2008).
Suaeda esteroa, Salicornia bigelovii and Atriplex barclayana (Chenopodiaceae), were irrigated to meet evapotranspiration demand and to produce a 0.3 leaching fraction, using aquaculture effluent generated from an intensive tilapia culture system.