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Vicia

 [vish´e-ah]
a genus of herbs. V. fa´ba or V. fa´va is the fava bean or broad bean, whose beans and pollen contain a component that can cause favism in susceptible persons.

Vicia

/Vic·ia/ (vish´e-ah) a genus of herbs, including V. fa´ba (V. fa´va), the fava or broad bean, whose beans or pollen contain a component capable of causing favism in susceptible persons.

Vicia

plant genus of the legume family Fabaceae; contains fodder plants that can be poisonous in a variety of ways. Called also vetch.

Vicia angustifolia
contains the lathyrogenic agent β-cyano-l-alanine; also causes cyanide poisoning manifested by incoordination, recumbency, tremor, convulsions.
Vicia benghalensis
unidentified toxin causes diarrhea, dermatitis, dyspnea and widespread eosinophilic granulomas; called also popany vetch.
Vicia dasycarpa
unidentified toxin causes muscle wasting, jaundice, alopecia, diarrhea, pruritus and widespread eosinophilic granulomas. Called also woolly pod vetch.
Vicia faba
reports of illness are confined to humans and are characterized by a toxic hepatitis. Called also broad bean.
Vicia nigricans
reported to cause liver damage and photosensitization in horses.
Vicia sativa
contains a cyanogenetic glycoside and also causes liver damage and photosensitization.
Vicia villosa
reported to cause a syndrome of dermatitis, conjunctivitis and diarrhea, with widespread eosinophilic granulomas in cattle. Called also hairy vetch.
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Conclusions: The high crude protein and moderate fiber content, along with high IVDMD found in Ammophila arenaria, Trigonella maritima and Vicia monantha, Vicia sativa, Atriplex nummularia, Ononis vaginalis and Lycium shawii suggested that these plants have a greater nutritive value than the highly fibrous and of moderate IVDMD species such as: Lygeum spartum, Lygos raetam, Panicum coloratum, Lolium rigidum, Gymnocarpos decandrum, Deverra trotuosa and Aeluropus lagopoides.
Variaciones en el pH de la rizofera y en el porcentaje de materia seca de Vicia sativa al aplicar dos fuentes fosfatadas de baja solubilidad en un Andisol del departamento de Narino, Colombia Acta Agronomica 2: 23-28.
This chromosome was noticeably absent from most of the other Vicia sativa aggregate (Maxted et al.
Germination of Vicia sativa seeds that had experienced different amounts of natural damage, and days to germination (mean and standard error) for seeds that germinated in different damage categories.
Host plant(s): Galinosoga perviflora (11); Plantago major (13); Silybum marianum (11); Sonchus oleraceous (6, 7, 11, 14); Tagetes minuta (9, 11); Vicia sativa (6) and Viola biflora (8, 11).
The Vicia sativa cover (Table 2) seems to be effective as weed control in comparison with the control results (Table 5).
Group A: Major group A consists of Cynodondactylon, Diclipteraroxburghiana, Euphorbia heliscopia, Verbena tenuisecta, Rumexdentatus, Cenchrusbiflorusroxb, Vicia sativa, Capsellabursapastoris, Conyzacanadensis, Cannabis sativa, Amaranthusspinosus, Ranunculus muricatus, Silybummarianum, LepidiumsativumandChenopodium album.
Epicotyl and hypocotyl of Vicia sativa seedlings were lower with elder treatments more than younger one.
We focused our effort towards the characterization of Vicia sativa, Galium aparine, Rumex dentatus, Avena fatua, Lathyrus aphaca, Phalaris minor, Carthamus oxycantha, Convolvulus arvensis, Chenopodium album, Coronopus didymus, Melilots indica, Cichorium intybus, Anagallis arvensis, Chenopodium murale and Euphorbia sp.