African marigold

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Noun1.African marigold - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower headsAfrican marigold - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America
marigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
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This is by using herbal concoctions made from African marigold and tithonia.RESTORE SOIL FERTILITY"We control greenhouse pesticide such as whiteflies using yellow and blue stickers to trap them, the flies are always attracted to yellow colour," she explained.
Bal d'Afrique from Stockholm-based niche brand Byredo combines notes of African marigold and Moroccan cedarwood to exude the vibrant mix of French avant-garde and African culture in one bottle.
An orange pot marigold, (Calendula officinalis) African marigold Orange French marigolds THIS is the year of the marigold, according to Fleuroselect, the international organisation for ornamental plants, and why not?
Marigolds are marvellous - the French dwarf variety and a taller African marigold - range in colour from burnt orange to gold.
[18.] Adekunle OK (2011) Amendment of soil with African marigold and sunn hemp for management of Meloicogyne incognita in selected legumes.
The festival has its share of the regulars as well -- roses, carnations, French and African marigold, and the exceptionally fragrant Swan River daisy.
If you go into the garden and find the African marigold shut after seven o'clock in the morning, you may be sure there will be a rainy day.
Plants featured one-three to a page originate from all over the world: e.g., English violet (Viola odorata), Agave americana, and African marigold.
The African marigold, for example, releases thiopene--a nematode repellent--making it a good companion for a number of garden crops.
AFRICAN MARIGOLD PETALS are commercially valuable as a natural source of lutein pigments (yellow-orange pigments).
Use of trap crops like mint and African marigold.Tuta absoluta can be controlled by: Use of pheromones Spraying with pesticides like Runner, Radiant and Coragen at the caterpillar stage.

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