halogeton


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halogeton

(ˌhæləˈdʒiːtən)
n
(Plants) a poisonous herbaceous plant, native to Siberia, that grows in North America
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Noun1.halogeton - a coarse annual herb introduced into North America from Siberia; dangerous to sheep and cattle on western rangelands because of its high oxalate content
genus Halogeton - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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The PPA repealed the Plant Quarantine Act of 1912, the Federal Plant Pest Act, portions of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act, the Federal Noxious Weed Act of 1974, the Mexican Border Act of 1942, the Insect Control Act of 1937, the Halogeton Glomeratus Act, the Golden Nematode Act, and Section 1773 of the Food Security Act of 1985.
A C-130 Hercules tactical cargo transport aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve's 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, applies a herbicide mixture to control halogeton, an evasive weed that can hamper bombing test evaluations and unexploded ordnance recovery, at the Utah Test and Training Range.
In fact alien plants may alter soil chemistry and soil ecology, probably creating conditions that favour their invasion at the cost of native species, as reported in case of Halogeton glomeratus (Duda et al.
Effect on Plant Compound Plant part livestock Cocklebur Hydroquinone Seeds and Nausea, poor herbage gain Lambsquarters Nitrates Herbage Respiratory failure, death Halogeton Oxalates Herbage Kidney failure Horary Unknown Herbage Fever, founder alyssum in horses Nightshade Alkaloid Herbage and Diarrhea green berries Poison ivy Urushiol Herbage and Dermatitis roots Water Cicutoxin Roots and Death hemlock herbage White snake Retinol Herbage Kidney failure root Table 14-7 Examples of human poisonings through ingestion or inhalation of toxins from weeds.
Alkaloid Beet tops Beta vulgaris Oxalates Curly leafed dock Rumex crispus Oxalates Greasewood Sarcobatus vermiculatus Oxalates Halogeton Halogeton glomeratus Oxalates Milkweeds Halogeton glomeratus Oxalates Osalis, "shamrock" Oxalis spp.
It is an effective biological suppressor of halogeton [Halogeton glomeratus (M.