Crambe abyssinica


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Crambe abyssinica

plant in the family Brassicaceae; contains a glucosinolate which causes weight loss in poultry when seed meal made from this plant is fed.
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Known botanically as Crambe abyssinica, this member of the mustard family originates from the Mediterranean area.
To this end, a study was carried out to evaluate the effects of different drying conditions on the physiological quality of the fruits of Crambe abyssinica Hochst.
The values of the percent germination and the GSI for the Crambe abyssinica Hochst fruit subjected to drying are shown in Figures 2 and 3.
The drying time of the Crambe abyssinica Hochst fruits decreased with an increase in drying temperature.
This idyllic scene is home to Crambe Abyssinica, a plant that grows in the rich soil of the African highlands, and the seeds of which form the source of Plantasens Abyssinian Oil.
It is a pure and natural oil that is extracted by cold pressing from Crambe Abyssinica seeds without the use of any solvents.
As a fast-growing crop, Crambe Abyssinica brings with it rotational advantages; i.