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broomrape

Chinese medicine
An annual parasitic herb, the fleshy stem of which has been used as an emollient, laxative and tonic, as well as for constipation, impotence and infertility. Some regard it as an aphrodisiac.
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A participatory farming system approach for sustainable broomrape (Orobanche spp.) management in the Near East and North Africa.
[2] Musselman, L.J., 1980.The biology of Striga, Orobanche, and other root-parasitic weeds.Ann.
Orobanche spp., Orobanchaceae, is a major biological constraint to leguminous crops production in sub-Saharan [6].
Also, glyphosate translocation in Helianthus annus did not differ and the herbicide remained in the treated leaves between Orobanche cumana-infested and non-infested plants (Diaz-Sanchez et al., 2002).Susceptible plants treated with glyphosate significantly affectedthe unexpanded leaves and the apical meristem but did not influence leaf absorption or translocation in resistant population (Yanniccari et al., 2012).
Tambien se encontraron individuos de tres plantas parasitas, una de ellas exotica: orobanche minor.
(2002) as rbcL sequences were moved to the ndhF matrix as they correspond to that gene, (3) the inverse (reversed complement) sequence for accession number Z00044 (Nicotiana tabacum chloroplast genome) was used for the rpsl6 sequence, (4) accession number U73971 for Orobanche racemosa was not used because Bremer et al.
Selection of housekeeping genes for normalization by realtime RT-PCR: analysis of Or-MYB1 gene expression in Orobanche ramosa development.
Yagoub, "Effect of NaCl on Orobanche spp and Strigahermonthica seeds germination during and after conditioning," Bioscience Research, vol.
Orobanche cumana is naturally distributed from central Asia to south-eastern Europe, where it parasitizes wild Asteraceae species, mainly Artemisia spp.
Winternitz, "Structures of verbascoside and orobanchoside, caffeic acid sugar esters from Orobanche rapum-genistae," Phytochemistry, vol.