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Thus, the objective of this study was to calculate the type I error and the power of the LRT for determining the independence between two groups of castor oil plant traits under a multivariate normal distribution in scenarios consisting of the combinations of 16 sample sizes; 40 combinations of the number of traits from the two groups; and nine degrees of correlation between the traits (for the power).
The purpose of this study was to determine the repellent effect of the hydroethanolic extracts of the wild and Mirante variety of the castor oil plant on the agave weevil in the laboratory.
At the beginning of the Brazilian biodiesel program, the castor oil plant received great attention by its adaptation to regions with low rainfall, such as Brazilian semi-arid, thus enabling social inclusion through family agriculture.
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.
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.
Spinners have also increased their efforts to develop fibres from sustainable sources--including wood chips, cornstarch, milk and the castor oil plant.
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.
Other common garden plants that should not be ingested are foxglove, the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis), delphiniums, lupins, bluebells, amaryllis, symphytum, daphne and brugmansia.
Ricin is a highly toxic, naturally occurring lectin produced in the seeds of the castor oil plant, Ricinus communis.
The bio-based sebacic acid, which is used to produce UltramidA S Balance, originates from the castor oil plant.
The similar results for chlorophyll a indicate that the index that was obtained by the portable chlorophyll meter is closely related to the amount of chlorophyll that is present in the leaves of the castor oil plant, regardless of the genotype evaluated.
Fatsia japonica is known as the false Castor Oil plant, but the only connection between the two plants is their large palmate leaves.