Salicornia bigelovii Torr

Salicornia bigelovii Torr

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A seed crop plant that may be grown in salt water, which was developed from a wild halophyte. S bigelovii yields high-quality oil, containing 30% protein and 30% unsaturated fatty acid-rich oil; the crop may be a viable substitute for soybean oil.
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The effect of dietary inclusion of halophyte Salicornia bigelovii Torr on growth performance and carcass characteristics of lambs.
We have previously reported that the activity (ATP hydrolysis) of the PM-ATPase in the halophyte Salicornia bigelovii Torr.