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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Efeito de extratos aquosos de Azadirachta indica, Melia azedarach e Aspidosperma pyrifolium no desenvolvimento e oviposicao de Plutella xylostella.
The highest NDIN content was found for Melia azedarach while Kirkia acuminata had the highest value of ADIN.
Both Jatrophagossypifolia and Melia azedarach senescent leaf extracts (SLEs) are antifeedants to armyworm larvae when present in the food, and also have a synergistic effect with cypermethrin in topical assays.
Tropical hibiscus and Melia azedarach, from southern Asia with its heavenly perfumed soft lilac flowers in early spring, are just a few of the lovely flowering trees which brighten up our lives.
The site below tidal influence yielded six unique species, Quercus virgginiana (live oak), Melia azedarach (chinaberry), Prosopis glandulosa (honey mesquite), Acacia farnesiana (huisache), Acacia rigidula (blackbrush), and Cephalanthus occidentalis (buttonbush).
monckii 2 0 0 Melia azedarach 1 0 1 Syagrus romanzoffiana 4 2 7 Casearia svlvestris 7 12 0 Rapanea ferruginea 4 15 0 R.
Toxic polyketides produced by Fusarium sp, an endophytic fungus isolated from Melia azedarach.
Esse efeito tambem foi relatado por Fan e Wang (2000), estudando o efeito da acidez da chuva nos individuos Melia azedarach L.
Effects of Azadirachta indica and Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) extracts from leaves on Trypanosoma cruzi growth and ultrastructure.