Amaranthus


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Amaranthus spinosus, Amaranthus caudatus, Bidens pilosa and Solanum nigrum
With the exception of Amaranthus caudatus, the results (Table 4) indicated that cooking caused significant (p [less than or equal to] 0.05) difference in iron content in all the vegetables analysed.
Amaranthus is a cosmopolitan genus of annual or short-lived perennial plants (Dorling, 2008), including domesticated and endangered species, restricted endemics and widespread weeds (Sauer, 1950), which are commonly referred as 'Amaranths' or 'Pigweeds' (Bensch et al., 2003).
It has been reported that genus Amaranthus consists of 87 species, of which 14 are distributed in Australia, 17 in Europe, and 56 in America (Jacobsen et al, 2000).
University of Zululand researchers served up a tasty biscuit made from the Amaranthus plant (a spinach-like vegetable traditionally known as imbuya) to SA Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, at the DST Innovation Bridge Portal held recently.
The post UniZulu develops biscuits made from the Amaranthus plant appeared first on SA Food Review .
Host plant(s): Althea rosea (3, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14); Amaranthus viridis (6, 7); Chenopodum album (6, 7); Bidens biternata (11, 14); Conyza canadensis (3,11); Coriandrum sativum (11); Dendranthema indicum (3, 6, 7, 11, 14); Euphorbia prostrata (6); Parthenium hysterophorus (1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15); Solanum nigrum (6, 7, 10) and Sonchus asper (3, 6, 7, 11).
Host plant(s): Althea rosea (3, 6, 7,11); Amaranthus viridis (6, 7); Conyza canadensis (11); Rumex acetosa (1, 2, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14); Plantago major (13, 14); Galinosoga perviflora (11); Parthenium hysterophorus (1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 14); Sonchus asper (3, 6, 7, 11); Tagetes minuta (12); Taxaracum officinale (6, 7) and Withiana somnifera (6, 7).
Amaranthus hybridus commonly known as 'Cheera' in Malayalam, is an erect branched annual herb distributed throughout tropical and temperat e regions of India as a common weed in the agricultural fields and wastelands (Preston Publishers).
The aim of this study was to compare the basic chemical composition and growth parameters of Amaranthus hypochondriacus grown in a greenhouse in comparison to the open field.
A great variety of local and introduced vegetable crops are grown in Cameroon and these crops together with a significant number of wild and semiwild plants like Amaranthus hybridus and Amaranthus cruentus form a valuable complementary food in the daily diet [4].
Amaranthus hypochondriacus is one of most important amaranth species and it is harvested in Mexico since pre-Columbian times to current days [2].