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sunflower,

n Latin name:
Helianthus annuus; parts used: leaves, flowers, roots; uses: diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, appetite stimulant, contraction of bodily tissues; wound healing, malaria, lung conditions, rheumatism; precautions: may cause allergic reactions. Also called
a'bbad al shams, a'in ash shams, aycicegi, common sunflower, fleur soleil, flor de sol, girasol, gula barbaroza, guna baqan, gundondu, helianthe, himawari, tournesol, ward ash shams, and
zonnebloem.

sunflower

a plant whose seed is used for oil for human food. The residual cake is a high-protein supplement but lacking in lysine. Decorticated seed cake contains 44% protein, undecorticated seed cake, suitable only for ruminants because it contains the seed hulls, contains 28% protein.
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Jean-Philippe dans Mise a part de Guy Michaud et Lexine dans Tournesol de Madeleine Blais-Dahlem font partie de cette categorie d'alienes qui trouvent une liberation provisoire ou totale dans la drogue ou l'alcool : des onze ans, face aux paroles paternelles qui le definissent comme etant un << accident de parcours >> (177), Jean-Philippe commence a se piquer (182), tandis que Lexine choisit de s'affubler de vetements noirs et d'un << maquillage de cadavre >> avant de se tourner vers la vodka et les pilules pour se concocter les << feux d'artifice >> de la mort (9).
Il en decoulait que la pression fiscale totale sur les quatre principaux produits revenait a 39,7%, 38,1%, 45,9% et 56,4% respectivement pour le ble, le mais, le tournesol et le soja.
The winner of the center's Tournesol Award--a $10,000 grant and one year of studio space at the center--Rojas says being at the headlands has helped her find focus in her work.
Fave restaurants: I have been taking guests for lunch at a very good, casual, small and limited-menu French restaurant in Long Island City, Tournesol, French for sunflower, and it is quite sunny.
of Pertius, France, specializes in making viniculture equipment and has designed a general-purpose tractor attachment called Tournesol, which removes weeds from vineyards without using chemicals, requiring sensors, or damaging the crops.
Peanut oil is particularly recommended for fries, but with today's concerns about heart health some may prefer the company's Maitre (Master) frying oil that is low in cholesterol (55% linoleic acid) and Tournesol oil (60-65% linoleic acid), or even liquid and semi-liquid frying greases that are 55% linoleic acid.
The aboveground parts of tournesol (Chrozophora tinctoria, Euphorbiaceae), which grows in the sandy deserts and subdeserts of Eurasia, is the source of a dye that turns red in acidic media and blue in alkaline ones, a characteristic that has led to its wide use in chemistry laboratories as an indicator.
The sunflower, tournesol, was VanGogh's favorite flower: Doctor Gachet brought a bunch of them to his funeral.
Supery Vineyards & Winery, Staglin Family Vineyard, The GRADE Cellars, Three Clicks Wines, Tournesol, Viader Vineyards & Winery and William Hill Estate Winery.
Les graines de tournesol en provenance de la Turquie, communement appelee [beaucoup moins que] glibettes blanches [beaucoup plus grand que] et dont raffolent les citoyens, sont une espece en voie de disparition en Tunisie.
Ainsi, les prix moyens a l'importation des matieres premieres destinees a l'industrie agroalimentaire ont ete marques par des baisses allant entre 4% et 27% a l'exception de l'huile brute de tournesol.
000 hectares, creation d'emplois, -Encouragement des cultures de printemps : tournesol, legumineuses alimentaires, etc.