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am·a·ranth

, amaranthum (am'ă-ranth, am-ă-ran'thŭm), [C.I. 16185]
An azo dye; a soluble reddish-brown powder that turns magenta red in solution; used as a food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic coloring agent, and occasionally in histology.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]

am·a·ranth

(am'ă-ranth)
A weed (Amaranthus) of widespread geographic distribution; some species are consumed as a foodstuff; its prolific ability to produce seed allows its use as a flour. Purported value both internally and externally (e.g., astringent).
Synonym(s): love-lies-bleeding, red cockscomb.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]
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The Amaranth Seed Oil industry has also suffered a certain impact, but still maintained a relatively optimistic growth, the past four years, Amaranth Seed Oil market size to maintain the average annual growth rate of XYZ from XYZ million $ in 2014 to XYZ million $ in 2018, The analysts believe that in the next few years, Amaranth Seed Oil market size will be further expanded, we expect that by 2023, The market size of the Amaranth Seed Oil will reach XYZ million $.
Place the amaranth and cocoa powder in a large saucepan along with the water.
Some are green while others are purple.A farmer may focus on the production of amaranth seeds to earn more and avoid competition from vegetable dealers.
In order to study the effect of initial dye concentration on dye decolorization potential and tolerance of the strain ts17, the isolate was cultivated for more than 4 days and was amended with different concentrations (50-2000mg/L) of Amaranth at concentration gradient 50mg/L.
This study investigates the impact of organic fertilizers and legume residues on the yield and quality of amaranth and water spinach.
Patients who completed the AMARANTH trial were given the opportunity to enroll in the AMARANTH extension trial, where all patients received active treatment.
The primary endpoint of the AMARANTH trial, which randomised early Alzheimer's patients to receive lanabecestat 20mg, 50mg or placebo orally once daily for 104 weeks, was change from baseline on the 13-item Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-Cog13).
Amaranth is traditionally known as mchicha in Kenya, while Moringa (mzungwi) is also a traditional tree, which is nutritious and has a lot a medicinal value.
Each plant can contain 200,000 seed per plant, and the Real Seed Amaranth Mix has been specially bred from their trials over 20 years.
Case shipments of amaranth, a staple food of the Aztecs and comparable to rice or maize, increased by 19.4 percent in the period, reports NPD.
* Amaranth. First cultivated in Central America 8,000 years ago, this tall plant with broad leaves and bright flowers was a staple crop of the Aztecs.
It was in 1970s that research on this plant began in the US, only after new evidence revealed grain amaranth protein to be of high quality (Senft, 1980; Lehmann, 1996).