Cichorium intybus


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Noun1.Cichorium intybus - perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in saladsCichorium intybus - 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
curly endive, chicory - crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
chicory, chicory root - the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
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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Study on effects of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) and dill (Anethum graveolens L.) on fertility and neonatal gender in rats.
Gul, Nutritional analysis, micronutrients and chlorophyll contents of Cichorium intybus L., J.
Belgian endive (Cichorium intybus), along with raddichio and sugarloaf, are different species, grown as chicory crops for their leaves, which are commonly used in salads.
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.
The following species were analyzed: green leaf lettuce varieties "Milena" (LM) and "Vanda" (LV) and iceberg lettuce (IL) (Lactuca sativa L.), common chicory (CC) (Cichorium intybus), escarole (ES) (Cichorium endivia), collard greens (CG) (Brassica oleracea L.), and parsley (PA) (Petroselinum crispum).
Herbaceous broad-leaved species such as chicory (Cichorium intybus L.), forage brassica (Brassica napus L.) and plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) have been evaluated for use as forages with varying degrees of success in Australia and the U.S.
Linear to obovate Grayish pale to brown Cichorium intybus L.