Leucaena leucocephala


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Leucaena leucocephala

tree in the legume family Mimosaceae; contains the toxic amino acid mimosine; causes hair loss, goiter, infertility and weight loss. Called also L. glauca, lead tree. The disease is called also ekoa, jumbey, koa haole, lamtoro.
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Does height of exposure in the canopy influence egg mortality in Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of Leucaena leucocephala in South Africa?
Voluntary intake, apparent digestibility and nitrogen balance by sheep supplemented with Leucaena leucocephala.
Secuestro de carbono en la biomasa aerea de un sistema agrosilvopastoril de Cocus nucifera, Leucaena leucocephala, var.
2011) evaluated the nutritive value of tropical legume shrub species Cratylia argentea, Leucaena leucocephala, Flemingia macrophylla, Cajanus cajan, Dendrolobium triangular, Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia bicapsularis and Acacia farnesiana in Hainan province, China.
The reduction of mimosine and tannin contents in leaves of Leucaena leucocephala, Asian J.
Growth performance of the African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fed varying inclusion levels of Leucaena leucocephala leaf meal.
Effect of Sesbania grandiflora, Leucaena leucocephala, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Ceiba pentadra on intake, digestion and rumen environment of growing goats.
Wong, "Mimosine, the allelochemical from the leguminous tree Leucaena leucocephala, selectively enhances cell proliferation in dinoflagellates," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Early nitrogen fixation and utilization in albizia lebbeck, leucaena leucocephala, and gliricidia sepium using nitrogen (15n) labeling.
La asociacion de leguminosas arbustivas como Leucaena leucocephala y pastos en un procedimiento de silvopastoreo promovido en el area tropical universal, los beneficios del sistema en la produccion animal de rumiantes es acentuada, influye en la fertilidad y estructura del suelo, ambiente ecologico y oferta de alimento en cantidad y calidad (Gomez et al.