Amaranthus cruentus


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Noun1.Amaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purpleAmaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
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Morphometry analysis and seed germination of Amaranthus cruentus, A.
Bodroza-Solarov M, Filiocev B, Kevresan Z, Mandic A, Simurina O (2008) Quality of bread supplemented with popped Amaranthus cruentus grain.
Colla E, Sobral PJA, Menegalli FC (2006) Amaranthus cruentus flour edible films: influence of stearic acid addition, plasticizer concentration, and emulsion stirring speed on water vapor permeability and mechanical properties.
2004 e 2006) tambem verificaram alteracoes nos graos de Amaranthus cruentus submetidos a tratamentos termicos, com reducao de 6 a 8% de proteinas de graos cozidos e de 2 a 4% de lipidios de grao pipocados.
Cultivars Chenopodium quinoa BRS Piabiru and Amaranthus cruentus BRS Alegria were genetically modified for the central-western Brazil climate conditions and to remove saponins, because related are toxic compound in vivo but are efficient insecticides and anti-microbial agents for the plant, while still maintaining their chemical composition (SPEHAR; SANTOS, 2002; SPEHAR et al.