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Related to Chinese wolfberry: Goji berry, Lycium chinense

wolf·ber·ry

 (wo͝olf′bĕr′ē)
n.
1. See goji.
2. A deciduous shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of western North America, having white berries and pinkish bell-shaped flowers.

wolfberry

(ˈwʊlfˌbɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
the berry of either of two plants of the genus Lycium, valued for its nutritional qualities

wolf•ber•ry

(ˈwʊlfˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos occidentalis, of the honeysuckle family, with bell-shaped pink flowers and white berries.
[1825–35, Amer.]
Translations
bukketorn
Bocksdorn
クコ
bocktörnegojibär
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Keywords: Chinese wolfberry field; control strategies; disaster pests; optimal separations; risk assessment.
The outbreak of insect pests seriously reduces the yield and quality of Chinese wolfberry bringing huge economic losses to farmers.
Based on 5 risk aspects of these pests including their distribution area degrees of harm the number and species of natural enemies the biological characteristics of pests and ecological characteristics for the first time this paper analyses the comprehensive degree of harm from all kinds of sub-community pests in Chinese wolfberry fields.
Ningxia Forestry Academy of Sciences organic Chinese wolfberry base (Organic Food Development and Certification Center-OFDC certification 3834'-36'N10611'-13'E the soil is alkaline mountain sierozem 7 years old better management better tree potential use pesticides 8 times a year mainly azadirachtin Li reed alkali rotenone and sulfur rubber suspension agent.
Ningxia Forestry Academy of Sciences Chinese wolfberry experiments center 3827'- 28'N10612'-13'E the soil is ash brown 6 years old poor management the trees grew well pesticides.
Ningxia, a province in North Central China, produces about 40% of the annual Chinese wolfberry crop, with a reported 2001 production of 13,000 metric tons.
A 2007 report confirmed this trend by finding that at least 50 percent of Canadian adults were using one or more natural medicines (MacLeod 2007, 14), such as American ginseng and Chinese wolfberry. These studies support claims that alternative medicines are becoming well established within present-day Canada.
The topics include antioxidants in herbs and spices and their roles in oxidative stress and redox signaling, cranberry, biological activities of ginseng and its application to human health, health benefits of tea, biomolecular and clinical aspects of Chinese Wolfberry, herbs and spices in preventing and treating cancer, diabetes and herbal medicine, ethics of using herbal medicine as a primary or adjunct treatment, and issues of drug-herb interaction.
The natural compounds that were synthesized are N-caffeoyldopamine and N-coumaroyldopamine, and their analogs, which are found in sweet peppers, Chinese wolfberry, and cocoa.
One type, grown mainly in China, is the Lycium Chinense, often referred to as Chinese wolfberry, matrimony vine, or Chinese boxthorn.
The Chinese Wolfberry, fruit for also an antioxidant is an ingredient in the company's anti-aging creams, boosting natural collagen levels.