Carthamus tinctorius

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Noun1.Carthamus tinctorius - thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oilCarthamus tinctorius - thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
safflower seed - seed of the safflower
safflower oil - oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints
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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According to Kole and Gupta (1982) a sharp decline in enzymatic activity and declined germination was observed during artificial ageing of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) seeds.
Keywords: Carthamus tinctorius L.; Safflower; Myocardial ischemia; H2O2; Apoptosis; ROS
Similar associations in the contents of these two fatty acids have been identified in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) and sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), also normally having lines with low oleic and high linoleic acid contents (Knowles and Hill, 1964; Downey and Dorrell, 1971).
Some technological and morphological characteristics of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) from Iran.
Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.], corn (Zea mays L.), sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), sesame (Sesamum indicum L.), safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.), rapeseed (Brassica napus L.), and palm (family Palmae) oils also were high in total tocopherol (Shintani and DellaPenna, 1998).
Effects of acid mist and ascorbic acid treatment on the growth stability of leaf membranes chlorophyll content and some mineral elements of Carthamus tinctorius the safflower.
Carthamus tinctorius L, as a well-known TCM which is able to active blood circulation, remove blood stasis and relieve swelling and edemas, is extensively used for the treatment of cirrhosis, cerebrovascular and cardiovascular diseases (Wagner et al.
Path analysis of the relationships between seed yield and some morphological and phenological traits in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.).
Electron-transport components of the 1-acyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine [[Delta].sup.12]-desaturase ([[Delta].sup.12]-desaturase) in microsomal preparations from developing safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) cotyledons.
This study provides new information about the effect of N rates and sowing date on seed yield and some morphologic traits (plant height, stem diameter, number of branches per plant, number of heads per plant, primary head diameter, secondary head diameter, head diameter and number of seeds per head) in spring safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.-cv.
CV-22, PI 577808) safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) was developed at the Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Montana Agricultural Experiment Station, Sidney, MT as a cooperative effort with the Williston Research Extension Center, North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, Williston, ND.