castor bean

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President Barack Obama, a senator and a judge containing ricin, a toxic element from a castor oil plant.
Also known as castor oil plant, kasterolieboom or Mokhura.
Initially samples were taken from seeds of castor oil plant Paraguacu (BRS 188), with the extraction of oil being carried out with anhydrous ethyl alcohol and hexane (Table 1).
Effect of different treatments on plant on yield, yield components and seed oil castor oil plant. Iranian Journal of agricultural research, 6(2): 313-330.
Sixty percent of the raw materials used to manufacture new Radilon D plastics are from renewable resource materials, such as castor seed oil, (obtained from the castor oil plant).
The PARC has identified three salt tolerant plants including Jatropha, Salicornia and Castor oil plant which could grow in salt marshes on sea beaches and could even sustain for five years without water, he remarked.
It is made from the beans of the castor oil plant and is 6,000 times more poisonous than cyanide.
Beeswax, carnauba wax and castor oil plant wax are bound into perfectly round pearls that gently massage the skin, relieving it of dead skin and supporting circulation.
In Nigeria, apart from some parts of the middle belt notably Kogi State (where it is cultivated), castor oil plant grows in the wild and is treated as weed (Vwioko, D.E.
Grindsted Soft-N-Safe plasticizer is made from acetic acid and castor oil, which is extracted from the seeds of the castor oil plant grown in India, Brazil, and China, and used as an ingredient in cosmetics and foods such as chocolate and margarine.
Last week a Sunday Mercury reporter purchased a castor oil plant, from which the terror toxin can be extracted, from a regional garden centre.
The oil is extracted from the beans of the castor oil plant, which does not compete with food crops as it can be grown on poor soil in the tropics and Mediterranean.