Daucus carota


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Queen Anne’s lace

Herbal medicine
A biennial plant, the root of which contains minerals, pectin and vitamins A, B and C; the seeds and plant contain daucine, an alkaloid, and volatile oils (daucol, limonene and pinene). It is antispasmodic, carminative and diuretic, and has been used internally for gastrointestinal complaints, kidney stones, menstrual dysfunction, urinary tract infections and gout, and topically for pruritus. Its juice is also said to be of use in preventing cancer.
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phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluation of anethum graveolens L, Apium graveolens L, Daucus carota L.
On the other hand, on carrot (Daucus carota) (the case of pollination of bisexual flowers which are aggregated, with exposed reproductive organs and of the sizes smaller than the pollinator, second situation), two behavior patterns were shown by the visitors: (i) nectar as well as pollen collection: they moved from one flower/floret to the other and (ii) only pollen collection: they ran/splashed over the floral disc/platform/ball and scattered pollen over several stigmas in each foraging effort (Figure 5).
Daucus carota (seeds) US bath, 40 kHz, Reduction time in 3 20[degrees]C, 20 min, times and increase in 1:10 (sample:water), the ration of HD by 3 h.
in Daucus carota. Plantations Area Number of Number of mined Plants (n = Plants (ha) mines/leaf leaflets/plant infested evaluated) (%/ha) 1 (n = 2,400) 120 8.25 [+ or -] 3.05 [+ or -] 5.25 0.12 0.02 2 (n = 3,750) 250 13.26 [+ or -] 8.07 [+ or -] 10.23 1.05 0.11 3 (n = 2,000) 80 22.10 [+ or -] 12.33 [+ or -] 21.02 0.29 0.03
Response of carrot (Daucus carota L.) growth and yields to organic manure and inorganic fertilizers.
Chatterjee, "Hepatoprotective activity of carrot (Daucus carota L.) against carbon tetrachloride intoxication in mouse liver," Journal ofEthnopharmacology, vol.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
Carrot (Daucus carota L.) is a vegetable of the group of roots of the family Apiaceae and is considered one of the most common vegetable crops grown in Brazil.
The highest value of MTF was found for Portulaca oleracae followed by Spinacia oleracae L., Allium cepa, Malva neglecta, Lactuca sativa, Solanum tuberosum, Coriandum sativum, Pisum sativum, Lycopersicum esculan:, Phaseolus vulgaris, Hebiscus esculantus, B.oleracae capitita, Daucus carota, B.
Examination of mitochondrial and chloroplast DNA genetic variation in carrot, Daucus carota. University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Mete, One of the most popular root vegetables in this country, carrots (Daucus carota sativus) are related to other pantry staples--parsley, celery, parsnips and dill.