Nicotiana


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Related to Nicotiana: Nicotiana glauca, Nicotiana rustica

Nicotiana

a genus of plants in the family Solanaceae; contain nicotine which causes dyspnea, incoordination, tremor and convulsions; includes N. amplexicaulis, N. attenuata, N. debneyi, N. exigua, N. glauca (tree tobacco), N. gossei, N. megalosiphon, N. suaveolens, N. suaveolens var. parviflora (N. debneyi), N. trigonophylla, N. velutina. Most of the species are also called wild or native tobacco.

Nicotiana tabacum
ingestion of the leaves or stalks of this plant by sows in early pregnancy causes congenital arthrogryposis of their piglets. Cows may also be affected. The teratogen is the alkaloid anabasine. Called also tobacco—the commercial tobacco plant.
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Crude plant extracts evaluated comprised of Azadirachta indica, Tagetes minuta, Nicotiana tobacum and Vinca rosea and Benomyl 1 was used as control.
tabacum nectar (Adler, unpublished data) and the ratio of sugars in other Nicotiana species (Kaczorowski et al.
The product has been formulated as an aromatherapy gel and contains a natural extract from the stems of Nicotiana spp - the tobacco plant, making it a safe and proven method to help bridge the gap for smokers.
22nd Century is not aware of any other research, past or present, in which nicotine has been enriched in Nicotiana tabacum through genetic modification.
Charlie Nardozzi, the Hilton Garden Inn's chief gardening officer, suggests multicolored canna lilies surrounded by white bacopa and purple wave petunias; salmon geraniums with blue lobelia and white alyssum; or butterfly-attracting red nicotiana planted in a sea of blue scaevola.
You can also grow "sacrificial plants" such as Nicotiana and Vinca to lure aphids and white files away from roses.
There are pretty white bush geraniums in some wooden troughs in a shady corner which have flowered well despite the lack of sunshine, while her borders are peppered with white foxgloves, white roses and tall, scented tobacco plants, Nicotiana sylvestris.
Patent 6,344,597 covering a fundamentally new plant species designated Nicotiana excelsiana.
We have cloned different genomic constructs of the aforementioned genomes within pBS-BS plasmid and infected Arabidopsis thaliana, Nicotiana benthamiana, and Lycopersicon esculentum (Rutgers) plants.
In her chapter on mummification, Rosalie David (2000) refers to the presence of Nicotiana sp.
I love tobacco plants and I love yellowy-green flowers, so I always try to grow a few Nicotiana `Lime Green'.