azedarach


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azedarach

(əˈzɛdəˌræk)
n
1. (Pharmacology) the astringent bark of the chinaberry tree, formerly used as an emetic and cathartic
2. (Plants) another name for chinaberry1
[C18: from French azédarac, from Persian āzād dirakht, from āzād free, noble + dirakht tree]
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Noun1.azedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruitsazedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Influence of a short period treatment with Melia azedarach extract on food intake and growth of the larvae of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae).
Pyracantha is ablaze with berries in reds, oranges and yellows, although for some reason the birds don't like yellow berries and tend to leave them alone and you just have to look at Melia azedarach trees to see great clusters of the yellow berries hanging there all winter.
Amca, Larvicidal Activities of Different Parts of Melia azedarach Linn.
In the present work, Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) known for its high allelopathic potential is used to investigate its bio-pesticide capacity on the common model used in bioassays: Raphanus sativus (R.
Antifungal compounds from Melia azedarach leaves for management of Ascochyta rabiei - the cause of chickpea blight.
Among the various alternate feedstock options available in Pakistan for the said purpose, availability of biomass resources, that generate agro-waste materials to be disposed of, can be exploited much positively, for example Melia azedarach seeds (Akhtar et al.
ABSTRACT: In this work the Melia Azedarach Seed oil was extracted using an organic solvent which is n-hexane.
Sri Venkateswara University campus is located in the Tirupati urban area, The dominant plant species on the campus are Leucas aspera, Celosia viridis, Acalypha indica, Mimosa pudica, and Sida cardifolia, The important tree species present on the campus are Limonia acidissima, Melia azedarach, Bauhinia purpurea, and Pterocarpus marsupium.
bassiana has also been observed for extracts of eucalyptus (Eucalyptus citriodora (Hook)), chinaberry (Melia azedarach (Lin)) and laurel (Laurus nobilis (Lin)), which affected not only the viability and CFU but also significantly increased conidia production (Mamprim et al.
Potential synergistic effect of Melia azedarach fruit extract and Beauveria bassiana in the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in cattle infestations.