Medicago sativa


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Noun1.Medicago sativa - important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay cropMedicago sativa - important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
alfalfa - leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
medic, medick, trefoil - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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Free radical scavenging activities of polyphenolic compounds isolated from Medicago sativa and Medicago truncatula assessed by means of thin-layer chromatography DPPH rapid test.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), which plays an important role among forage crops, due to its high biomass production and good nutritional quality, could be an interesting source of phytochemical compounds.
This species feeds on aphids (Ullah et al., 2012), psyllids (Ullah et al., 2012) and scale insects (Ives et al., 1993) attacking wheat Triticum aestivum (Mohamed et al., 2000), Brassica compestris (Grevstad and Klepetka, 1992), Medicago sativa (Rebolledo et al., 2009) and Zea mays (Latigo et al., 1993).
Width of the pollen ranged from the smallest 12um in Melilotus alba to largest50um in Medicago sativa (Table-2).
This study aimed to determine the most appropriate control methods for smoothseed alfalfa dodder (Cuscuta approximata Bab.), infesting alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) in Van, Turkey.
According to this study, this field of alfalfa (Medicago sativa Linnaeus) harbors a total wealth of arthropods of 79 species and 528 in terms of individuals.
Las especies mencionadas son caracteristicas de la region fitogeografica Chaquena, por el contrario, la presencia de polen de especies exoticas fue muy bajo, el mas notable fue Medicago sativa L., presente en el campo cultivado de un apicultor, que origino dos mieles monoflorales.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L) seeds were procured from National Agriculture Research Centre-Islamabad-Pakistan.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) leaves have been widely used in traditional medicine and is currently used as a dietary supplement because of their high nutrient content.