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Related to Prosopis: Prosopis glandulosa, Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis pubescens
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Noun1.Prosopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquiteProsopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquite
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
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Tenders are invited for Study on Ecological and Socio-economic Impacts of an Invasive Species, Prosopis juliflora, and Lantana camara and their removal from Forest, Common and Fallow Lands
The effects of salt stress on growth, nitrite reduction and proline and glycinebetaine accumulation in Prosopis alba.
Prosopis pubescens was found at 3 of the 24 urban sites, 1 of the 6 farm sites, none of the Tamarix dominated sites, and 34 of the 42 sites with native vegetation.
Engineer Lootah assured that the establishment of the new six conservations aims to protect and expand the country's vegetation and support the policies and procedures related to the protection of natural resources, most particularly the perennial plants like vachellia tortilis, prosopis and ziziphus.
The locals are good at handling giant palm trees, but transplanting broad-leaf trees such as the indigenous prosopis cineraria (Ghaf) requires special skills.
It could be that the contractor, having already felled two mature prosopis trees in Mutanabi Avenue approaching the roundabout, thought he was to fell the banyan tree as well - until stopped by some enlightened and sensitive individual.
2004) have observed that, for Prosopis juliflora, the level of phosphorus in its tissues was irrelevant as a function of facultative association with mycorrhizae-forming fungi.
Tree species present in the study site: Anona squamos, Polyalthia longifolia, Atlantia monophylla, Azadirachata indica, Zizyphus mouritiana, Zizyphus xylopyrus, Caesalpinia coriaria, Delonix regia, Cassia siamea, Cassia rouxburghii, Tamarindus indica, Prosopis juliflora, Acacia planifrons, Acacia leucophloea, Albizia lebbeck, Morinda pubescens, Santalum album, Borassus flabellifer, Wrightia tinctoria, Streblus asper, Pamburus missionis, Mangifera indica, Aegle marmelos, Mimusops elengi, Millingtonia hortenensis, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Erythrina indica, Adenanthrea pavonina, Thespesia populnea, Kigelia pinnata, Guazama ulmirolia, Madhuca longifolia, Couroupita guianensis.
Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of Prosopis jutiflora, a woody substrate for the production of cellulosic ethanol by Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Pichia stipitis- NCIM 3498.
acacia, zizyphus, prosopis, parkinsonia, ampliceps to control decertification and produce timber, fuel wood and to protect good agricultural and rangelands against wind erosion.
Over 100 species of plants live here including trees such as Ziziphus spina-christi ('Sidr', or Christ's thorn) and Prosopis cineraria ('Ghaf'), elegant grasses, large shrubs, and many pretty annuals which only grow after rain and live a short time.