devil's fig

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Noun1.devil's fig - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and podsdevil's fig - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
genus Argemone - prickly poppies
Argemone mexicana, Mexican poppy - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
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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(2002) reported that the quality of fruit, in terms of diameter and weight, was high in the fields under IPM package "Eggplant grafted on Solanum torvum as rootstock+collection and destruction of infested fruit and shoots".
In eggplant, primarily Solanum torvum and the other wild relative-originated rootstocks are commonly used for grafting against biotic stressors (Bletsos et al., 2003; Daunay, 2008).
Hypertensive effects of oral administration of the aqueous extract of Solanum torvum fruits in 1-NAME treated rats: Evidence from in vivo and in vitro studies.
The expression level of Cd-induced gene or transcription factor has been investigated in many species, which include some Cd-responsive genes and transcription factors [15], several antioxidative enzyme genes [9], a circadian gene, elongation factor 4 (ELF4) [16] in Arabidopsis thaliana, a mitogen-activated protein kinase gene in rice [6], several antioxidative enzyme genes in pea [17], Cd detoxification and antioxidant response genes in barley [18], and some metal transporters genes in Solanum torvum Sw.
[25] observed the color change to brownish yellow while synthesizing silver nanoparticles using the leaf extract of Solanum torvum. Rao and Savithramma [26] also reported that the Svensonia hyderabadensis solution of the silver ion complex started to change the color from yellow to dark brown due to the reduction of silver ions.
Number of Total isolates Plant host samples obtained BW susceptible eggplant 24 89 BW resistant eggplant 12 36 Chilli (Capsicum annuum) 7 33 Solanum torvum 2 9 Total 45 167 Plant host Gram-negative Gram-positive BW susceptible eggplant 53 36 BW resistant eggplant 20 16 Chilli (Capsicum annuum) 20 13 Solanum torvum 6 3 Total 99 68 Haplotypes (a) Antagonistic Plant host obtained strains (b) BW susceptible eggplant 31 16 BW resistant eggplant 17 6 Chilli (Capsicum annuum) 19 3 Solanum torvum 7 3 Total 28 Antagonistic Biocontrol strains with strains with Method of Plant host BCE >25% GPE > 10% isolation BW susceptible eggplant 5 2 VI orM BW resistant eggplant 6 5 VI orM Chilli (Capsicum annuum) 2 1 M only Solanum torvum 3 1 VI only Total 16 9 (a) Haplotypes were determined using ARDRA.
Se procesaron en total nueve plantas del subgenero Leptostemonum: dos ejemplares de Solanum torvum y uno de Solanum hirtum, dos de Solanum jamaicense, tres de Solanum pseudolulo y uno de Solanum viarum.
O extrato aquoso de sementes de Solanum torvum, especie tambem pertencente a familia Solanaceae, teve alta atividade antioxidante pelo metodo DPPH (SIVAPRIYA; LEELA 2007), o que justifica o estudo de especies desse genero e familia como potenciais fontes naturais de antioxidantes.
Antiviral isoflavonoid sulfate and steroidal glycosides from the fruits of Solanum torvum.
'Asian Long Purple' Section Persicariae Subgenus Leptostemonum Solanum bahamense Bahama nightshade Section Torva Solanum torvum Sw.