broomrape

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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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Na-Ar H Raven Orobanchaceae Orobanche minor Sutton Ex-Ar H Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata L.
Other studies indicated the presence of these compounds and biological activities in many other plants such as the parasitic plants Striga and Orobanche (Sharaf and Youssef 1971; Saadoun and Hameed 1999; Badami et al.
Horizontal gene transfer of a plastid gene in the non-photosynthetic flowering plants Orobanche and Phelipanche (Orobanchaceae).
1999-2001) y Mateo (2001) en que algunos generos o grupos taxonomicos implican gran dificultad, incluso imposibilidad de determinacion (Crataegus, Cuscuta, Festuca, Hieracium/Pilosella, Orobanche, Rosa, Stipa, Taraxacum) (3).
Some compatible Rhizobium leguminosarum strains in peas decrease infections when parasitised by Orobanche crenata.
Where legume cropping has been abandoned because of high Orobanche infection and low levels and stability of yield (Foti, 1994; Mesa-Garcia and Garcia-Torres, 1986), the adoption of soil solarization may be able to rescue these production areas.
germplasms with quantitative resistance to race F of broomrape (caused by Orobanche cumana Wallr.
Broomrape, Orobanche cumana, is a parasitic plant with no capacity for making chlorophyll on its own.
A ce titre, ces appellations sont naturellement recusees par leurs concurrents: ainsi du critique islamiste Hilmi Muhammad al-Qa'ud, auteur de al-Ward wa-l-haluk, shu `ara' al-sab `inat fi Misr (la Rose et l' orobanche, les Poetes des annees soixante-dix en Egypte, Le Caire, Dar al-I'tisam, 1998), presentation de six poetes de la mouvance traditionaliste ("la rose") suivie d'une refutation virulente des avant-gardes de la mouvance Ida'a 77-Aswat ("l'orobanche").