Prosopis


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Noun1.Prosopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquiteProsopis - genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquite
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
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Tenders are invited for Removing of vedi bhabhul (prosopis juli flora) from lonar sanctuary
The alien plants, the report mentioned, invading local vegetation in Pakistan include Brossentia papyrifera (found in Islamabad Capital territory), Parthenium hysterophorus (found in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces), Prosopis juliflora (found all over Pakistan), Eucalyptus camaldulensis (found in Punjab and Sindh provinces), Salvinia (aquatic plant widely distributed in water bodies in Sindh), Cannabis sativa (found in Islamabad Capital Territory), Lantana camara and Xanthium strumarium (found in upper Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces).
"Our major challenge is the obnoxious overgrown Prosopis Juliflora-Mathenge weed.
El valor de esas especies, tales como Prosopis juliflora y Samanea saman, en la nutricion del ganado es indiscutible; no obstante, existen otras especies relacionadas muy poco estudiadas como es el caso de la Acacia riparia que bien podrian sumarse a los beneficios que poseen aquellas ampliamente reconocidas.
Reportedly, research scholar Maqbool Ahmed Soomro delivered his MS seminar on 'Nutritional Importance of Prosopis Cineraria and Pithecellobium Dulace of Thar Desert', under the supervision of Prof.
For her part, BORAVAST Village Development Committee (VDC) representative appreciated government for completing some projects such as destitute housing in the catchment area, constituency projects and the cutting of prosopis (sexanana), maintenance of schools and staff housing.
We have also planted indigenous trees that are going extinct or whose growth has reached a dangerous level in the region, including Sohanjana (Indian moringa) and Jand (Prosopis cineraria) trees.'
The trees that are mostly being planted are Moringa (called Al Shioa locally), Acacia tortilis (Al Samar), Prosopis juliflora (Al Gaf), and Ziziphus spina-christi (Al Sidr).
(2013) en Prosopis flexuosa muestran que el diametro y volumen de copa fueron los rasgos de mayor sensibilidad frente a distintas intensidades de poda.
The most commonly studied trees were 8 reports on White or European Ash (Fraxinus Americana and excelsior); 5 reports on Sycamore (Platanus orientalis); 4 reports on Birch (Betula betulaceae), Oak (Quercus robur), and Pinus (Pinus pinaceae); 3 reports on Elam (Ulmus ulmaceae) and Olive (Oleaceae); 2 reports on Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus), Willow (Salicaceae), Mesquite (Prosopis julifera), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), and Hazel (Alnus serrulata); and 1 report on Weeping willow (Salix babylonica), Beach (Fagaceae), and Cedar (Cupressus sempervirens).
figure By LEOPOLD OBI Near Lake Baringo sits an expansive pastoral village known as Marigat.Almost arid, rocky and nestled among acacia trees and dryland shrubs, Marigat has in the past hit the headlines following invasion of Prosopis juliflora (mathenge), a drought-tolerant noxious shrub that claimed lives of hundreds of goats.
Scientifically known as prosopis cineraria , the Ghaf tree was traditionally used as a medicine due to its reportedly astringent properties, in addition to using its leaves as animal fodder.