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Synonyms for eggplant

egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

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In the early twentieth century it was proved the effectiveness of eggplant for treating hypercholesterolemia, being an Argentine researcher, Roffo in 1943 to show for the first time the efficacy of this plant in animals and humans.
Novelty eggplants include unusual varieties from around the world, such as orange Turkish eggplant, green Thai eggplant, or egg-shaped white eggplant.
The objective of this research was to determine residual levels of imidacloprid and acetamiprid residues in okra and eggplant with respect to their dietary intake assessment in the proposed studied areas (Multan, Faisalabad and Gujranwala) of Punjab, Pakistan.
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The discovery of the earliest eggplant seeds in this country, and dating them to the Abbasid period, provides important information about how eggplant first became part of local agriculture.
Initially, salt stress in eggplant imposes two effects: an osmotic stress that inhibits water intake and/or water efflux of root cells and ion toxicity of Na+ and Cl-(Munns and Tester, 2008).
Roberto Padilla, who oversees the town's high-value crops, said 400 hectares in Barangay Lipay, San Blas, Caramutan and Pias are devoted to eggplant farming, notably the long purple variety that can grow up to a foot long.
Eggplant not only looks good but is also high in nutrients and has many health benefits, so one should include it at least once a week in their meals for its nutritional benefits.
In eggplant on the contrast with lower Na accumulation in the root, oxidative stress should be more pronounced in the leaf.
Work nutritional education program or nutritional awareness for students faculty education them ages ranged between (19-24) years old for food awareness of healthy Benefits of vegetables peels especially eggplant peel, this programme included the concept of education and nutrition education, available nutrients in vegetables peels, especially eggplant peel, How take advantage of vegetables peels and use it in some food products.
Ten years ago our scientists at the Institute of Plant Breeding, UP Los BaAaAaAeA~os (IPB-UPLB) started a breeding program to insert genes fr a soil bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) into eggplant to combat the dreaded eggplant fruit and shoot borer insect.
BRAISED EGGPLANT and BROCCOLINI with FRIED GINGER SERVES 4 TO 6 / 55 MINUTES Most varieties of eggplant work beautifully in this stir-fry.
EGGPLANT (Solanum melongena) is member of Solanacea family.
Sections offer an overview of peppers as a crop plant, and the same for eggplant.