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Synonyms for pericarp

the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary

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Removal of the pericarps increased seed germination (Figure 5B, [beta] = 2.97 [+ or -] 0.77, z = 3.85, p<0.001).
hirtum, Aframomum letestuanum, Aframomum alboviolaceum, and the pericarps extract of Raphia hookeri) for the study of their modulating effects against selected MDR bacteria, these at the concentrations equivalent to the half and quarter of their MIC values.
The major active substances in mangosteen pericarp are xanthones and their derivatives such as [alpha]-, [beta], [gamma]-ymangostin, garcinone, mangostanol, and gartinin, in which [alpha]-mangostin is the major xanthone [1].
Mizuno, "Flavonol glucosides in pericarps of Zanthoxylum bungeanum," Phytochemistry, vol.
The result of lead accumulation in flowers, pericarps and seeds of sorghum showed no significant difference (p>0.05) in both soils.
All parts of the mangosteen, including the seed, pericarp, leaves, and bark, have long been used for medicinal purposes such as treatment of skin infections and diarrhea.
We hypothesized that without the factor of cold temperature, Southern flying squirrels would consume acorns rather than the nuts of the pignut hickory, which are characterized by a hard pericarp that is difficult to open and require more energy to process and consume.
Dried and ground pericarps from fruits (1 kg) were extracted with solvents in crescent polarity, n-hexane, ethyl-acetate and ethanol, in this sequence, in soxhlet equipment, for 24 h with each solvent.
Our goal was to identify phenotypic and quantitative trait loci (QTL) underlying genetic variability for pericarp pigments, seed oil concentration, and other seed traits in a recombinant inbred line (RIL) mapping population (Tang et al., 2002) developed from a hybrid between large-seeded, low-oil (RHA280) and small-seeded, high-oil (RHA801) inbred lines developed in the early period of single-cross hybrid breeding in sunflower (Fick et al., 1974a; Roath et al., 1981).
Total protein content of the pericarps was estimated for two fruits in six clones of each parental species and eight clones of hybrids.
Pods from two local accessions of habanero pepper, Chakk'an-iik (orange pericarp) and MR8H (red pericarp), from plants cultivated in a greenhouse at the Centro de Investigation Cientifica de Yucatan, were collected at two different physiological stages: immature (green pericarps; approximately 25 days postanthesis (DPA)) and fully mature (orange or red color pericarps; 40 DPA).
The pericarps are used as washing soap (skin elastic material), cough medicine, and as a piscicidal agent (Yoshikawa et al., 2000).
Tx802 ea are thin with 10 to 12 kernel rows and have white cobs an colorless pericarps (p-ww, p-ww).
Cobs and pericarps are colorless (p-ww, p-ww), and cobs are thick and fragile.