sunn hemp

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sunn hemp

 (sŭn)
n.
1. A tropical Asian plant (Crotalaria juncea) in the pea family, having clusters of yellow flowers.
2. A tough fiber obtained from the stems of this plant, used for cordage. In both senses also called sunn.

[Hindi san, from Sanskrit śāṇa-, hempen, from śaṇaḥ, hemp.]
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Repellent effects of Crotalaria juncea, Galactia striata and Cymbopogon nardus against Cyrtomenusbergi (Hemiptera: Cydnidae).
Produtividade de colmos, indice de area foliar e acumulo de N na soca de cana-de-acucar em cultivo intercalar com Crotalaria juncea L.
Entre as tecnicas incentivadas pelo municipio quanto a arborizacao destacou-se o surgimento de projetos em parceria com escolas municipais, incentivando o plantio de mudas da especie Crotalaria juncea L.
The accelerated aging test with NaCl saturated solution at 41[degrees]C and 96 hours is efficient for classifying seed lots of Crotalaria juncea L.
afirman: "Las dinamicas en la mineralizacion y biomasa microbiana en un suelo franco arenoso clasificado como Ferric lexisol durante la descomposicion de cuatro leguminosas, usadas como abono verde: Mucuna pruriens, Crotalaria juncea, Crotalaria retusay Calopogonium mucunoides, se observo un incremento en la biomasa microbiana del 250% durante los primeros 4 dias de aplicados los abonos verdes, en comparacion con el testigo; que fue explicado como un proceso inicial de inmovilizacion del carbono por parte de los microorganismos" [28].
Terminalia catappa plants are grown near Eucalyptus crops, and those plants can be a refuge for natural enemies of forest pests, just as has been reported for agricultural crops where Crotalaria juncea L.
The evaluated species were Dolichos lablab, Cajanus cajan, Canavalis ensiformis, Crotalaria juncea, C.
2] was also in Cassia seedlings [23], in Crotalaria juncea [24], in Pea [25] and in peanut seedling [6], probably as a result of induced superoxide dismutase activity during the treatment [26].