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The dried ripe fruit of Chenopodium ambrosoides (family Chenopodiaceae), American wormwood, from which a volatile oil is distilled and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
Synonym(s): Jesuits' tea, Mexican tea, wormseed (2)
[G. chēn, goose, + pous (pod-), foot]
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Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540.
Jesuit tea - tea used by Indians for centuries; first cultivated by the Jesuits in their Paraguayan missions. Synonym(s): chenopodium
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Study of some physicochemical and functional properties of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) protein isolates.
Groups with high values of relative abundance of vegetative phenophases in all species are located towards the lowest values of the positive axis while groups formed by presence and abundance of reproductive, fructification maturation and senescense phenophases are located on the highest values of the positive axis, except for Che DVI (Chenopodium development vegetative I ) The second DCA axis explains little of the variance since it was used in the detrend process.
The lizard's habitat was dominated by herbs: Chenopodium album, Fagonia cretica, Peganum hermala and grasses: Cynodon dactylon, Desmostachya bipinnata and Cymbopogon jwarancusa (Appendix 1).
Evidencias de QDLC (todas procedentes de TPV1-Sector I con excepcion de la semilla seca que procede de CC1): (a) semilla de Chenopodium quinoa cfr.
no infection Richter Gold Caryophyllaceae Gypsophila repens asymptomatic infection Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium chlorotic local lesions amaranticolor Chenopodium quinoa chlorotic local lesions /necrotic local lesions Spinacia oleracea chlorotic local lesions /no infection Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus var.
Mycoinsecticides and the Chenopodium extract applied alone did not significantly reduce S.
Effect of NaCl salinity on water relations, photosynthesis and chemical composition of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) as a potential cash crop halophyte.
The negative side: Daucus carota; Marrubium vulgare; Scolymus hispanicum; Echinops spinosus; Rumex bucephalophorus; Hordeum murinum; Tamarix africana; Chenopodium album; Alopecurus muricatus; Nerium oleander; Marrubium vulgare.