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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Interaction effect between different levels of management through fertilizer and herbicide applications (F x H) failed to exert its significant effect on days to broomrape emergence and dry weed weight except broomrape dry weight.
In view of results obtained from the present investigation, it could be concluded that for controlling broomrape and weeds effectively as well as economic returns with management through different fertilizers, an application of Ammonium Sulphate @ 200 kg [ha.
Post-emergence chemical control of nodding broomrape (Orobanche cernua) in bidi tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) in India.
Baraca originated from a cross between broomrape resistant breeding line VF1071 and 'Alameda'.
Thirty chickpea lines were used to be screened through two winter seasons under two types of soil spots, the first is naturally infested with broomrape and the other is broomrape free soil.
In the first two seasons, the data of number of days to 50% flowering, 95% maturity were recorded and measurements of the critical traits such as number and weight of chickpea seeds were recorded as percentages related to value of the top yield line of chickpea (F97-229C), while number and weight of broomrape plants were recorded as percentages related to the top line of chickpea for its number and weight of broomrape spikes per host plant (L-382).
The results obtained reveal the response of 30 genotypes and lines of chickpea grown under both infestation of broomrape and free field plots in order to reach and chose the best tolerant and high yield lines of chickpea.
Broomrape, a holoparasitic angiosperm that infects sunflower roots, is currently regarded as being one of the most important constraints for sunflower production in Spain and the regions around the Black Sea (Alonso et al.
Broomrape races overcoming resistance provided by [Or.
The objective of our research was to identify resistance to the new broomrape race F in wild and cultivated sunflower.
dagger]) Degree of attack: average number of emerged broomrapes per sunflower plant.
Resistant (R): no infection, Moderately resistant (L): up to one third of sunflower plants with attached broomrapes averaging less than 1.