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(blaɪt)
n
any of a variety of plants in the family Chenopodiaceae, esp Amaranthus blitum. Also called: purple amaranth
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cannabinus, Amaranthus blitum, Amaranthy gongecus and Spineces olerecea [15].
The samples of Amaranthus hybridus, Amaranthus blitum and Amaranthus cruentus--were separately subjected to traditional sun drying, solar drying and oven drying as described below.
This result is in agreement with those of other researchers who found a decrease in the zinc content of the leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa and Hibiscus cannabinus and also in other similar leafy vegetables such as Amaranthus blitum, Amaranthy gongecus and Spineces olerecea between 15 and 45 days after sowing [12].