tobacco plant

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Noun1.tobacco plant - aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubstobacco plant - aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Nicotiana, Nicotiana - American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
flowering tobacco, Jasmine tobacco, Nicotiana alata - South American ornamental perennial having nocturnally fragrant greenish-white flowers
common tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum - tall erect South American herb with large ovate leaves and terminal clusters of tubular white or pink flowers; cultivated for its leaves
Indian tobacco, Nicotiana rustica, wild tobacco - tobacco plant of South America and Mexico
mustard tree, Nicotiana glauca, tree tobacco - evergreen South American shrub naturalized in United States; occasionally responsible for poisoning livestock
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The smell of lemongrass, tobacco plant, scent leaf, or Datura stromonium, when planted around the building repels snakes.
The Prilep tobacco plant has prepared the key documents for the functioning of the company whose dominant owner is the state and the government should give the final say.
The tobacco plant is dangerous; it is a poison but people like it because it gives an emotional feeling that makes one happy.
Three genes from a mustard-family plant called Arabidopsis were inserted into the tobacco plant DNA.
To do this, we take leaves from the tobacco plant, rip them into smaller pieces, mix into compost or mulch, and sprinkle around the crops.
The SAA and Mango flights carried 300 passengers from Johannesburg to Cape Town on Boeing 737-800s using a blend of 30 percent aviation biofuel produced from Sunchem's nicotine-free tobacco plant Solaris, refined by AltAir Fuels and supplied by SkyNRG.
Trarade unions with Bulgaria's major tobacco holding Bulgartabac have called for Monday a demonstration against the decision to close down a Sofia-based tobacco plant.
With 200 patents relating to the genes in the tobacco plant responsible for nicotine production, the company is the first in the world capable of growing virtually nicotine-free tobacco.
The three steam boilers were installed in 1994 to bring steam heat to the factory when it was the Rothmans tobacco plant.
Together with partners SkyNRG and Sunchem, Boeing and SAA, have even launched Project Solaris, their collaborative effort to develop an aviation biofuel supply chain with a nicotine-free tobacco plant called Solaris.
To produce therapeutic proteins inside a tobacco plant, genes for the desired antibodies are fused to genes for a natural tobacco virus.
US plane maker Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant, as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in Africa's most advanced economy.