puncture vine


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Related to puncture vine: Tribulus terrestris

puncture vine

n.
Any of various cosmopolitan herbaceous plants of the genus Tribulus, especially T. terrestris, which has opposite, compound leaves and spiny fruit, and is used as a dietary supplement primarily for its perceived ability to enhance sexual desire and muscle mass. Also called tribulus.
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Effects of dietary puncture vine (Tribulus terrestris) powder in different carriers on growth performance, carcass characteristics and blood parameters of broiler chicks.
Few treatments depressed dry weight of puncture vine significantly at 65 DAS during both the seasons.
The level of antioxidant metabolites (Figure 1) and enzymes (Figure 2) indicates the antioxidant potential of puncture vine plants.
Puncture Vine Tribulus terrestris: This is a prostrate summer annual that thrives under tilled and irrigated conditions.
The annual grasses provide good competition with winter annuals, such as mustard and cheat grass, and noxious summer annuals such as sandburr and puncture vine.