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Related to Cichorium: Cichorium endivia
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Noun1.Cichorium - chicoryCichorium - chicory        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
chicory plant, Cichorium intybus, succory, chicory - perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads
Cichorium endivia, endive, witloof - widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
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Study on effects of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) and dill (Anethum graveolens L.) on fertility and neonatal gender in rats.
Chicory plants, also known as Cichorium intrybus L.
Gul, Nutritional analysis, micronutrients and chlorophyll contents of Cichorium intybus L., J.
Chicory FOS are obtained through partial inulin enzymatic hydrolysis extracted with hot water from the chicory root (Cichorium intybus).
Though all endive are types of chicory, there are two main types derived from the root of chicory: curly endive (Cichorium endivia var crispum), also called frisee, and broad-leaved endive (Cichorium endivia var latifolia), commonly known as escarole.
However, the great majority of the published reports worldwide have studied the common chicory (Cichorium intybus L.), which is widely grown in Europe, Western Asia, North America, and even in some parts of Egypt.
While a majority of plots were planted annually with a cool season mix of various clovers Trifolium spp., grains (oats, Avena fatua; wheat, Triticum aestivum), chicory Cichorium intybus and winter peas Pisum sativum, some plots received spring plantings of soybeans Glycine max, sorghum Sorghum bicolor, or game bird mix containing sorghum S.