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Noun1.Lactuca - an herb with milky juice: lettuceLactuca - an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce
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
lettuce - any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
common lettuce, garden lettuce, Lactuca sativa - annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown
cos lettuce, Lactuca sativa longifolia, romaine lettuce - lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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An herb of the genus Lactuca , "Wherewith," says that pious gastronome, Hengist Pelly, "God has been pleased to reward the good and punish the wicked.
A member of the Longifolia/Asteraceae plant family, romaine lettuce or Lactuca sativa or "cos lettuce" is a type of lettuce available in certain parts of the world.
How is the salad plant Lactuca sativa commonly known?
Agardh) Kutzing 1859 (Dictyotaceae), are brown seaweeds (Ochrophyta); and the last species, Ulva lactuca Linnaeus 1753 (Ulvaceae), is a green seaweed (Chlorophyta) (Guiry & Guiry, 2018).
This original remodeling active is an oligosaccharide, developed by biochemical engineering from the macroalga Ulva lactuca. QT40[R] has an effect on the biological pathway involving in RHAMM (Receptor for Hyaluronan Mediated Motility) protein.
Aquatic plants as Lemna gibba (freshwater macrophyte) or Ulva lactuca (marine algae) are present most of the year in tropical areas and grow massively in a natural form (Peters et al., 2009; Mukherjee et al., 2010) although the cultivation technique also has been developed (Guy et al., 1990; Marinho et al., 2013).
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).
Thus, the goal of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of vermicompost and semicmpost made of cattle manure and pine sawdust mixed in different ratios with peat moss on seed germination and seedling development of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) under greenhouse conditions.