elecampane

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tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally

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The nature of resistance to Dectes texanus (Col., Cerambycidae) in wild sunflower, Helianthus annuus.
OLABANJI, R.O., FARINU, G.O., AKINLADE, J.A., OJEBIYI, O.O., 2007.--Growth performance, organ characteristics and carcass quality of weaner rabbits fed different levels of wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia Hemsl A.
[5.] Akinola JO, Larbi A, Farinu GO and AA Odunsi Seed treatment methods and duration effects on germination of wild sunflower. Expl.
Genome BC said this means for every GM sunflower crop, there would probably be a wild sunflower variety nearby that could be influenced by the altered commercial plant.
Gray, Asteraceae (Compositae), commonly called Marigold, wild sunflower or Mexican sunflower, is a perenial noxious weed of field crops, waste land and road sides.
Significant genetic variability for seed oil concentration is present in wild sunflower germplasm, e.g., seed oil concentrations ranged from 191 to 355 g [kg.sup.-1] among 340 wild H.
Spider fauna of selected wild sunflower species sites in the southwest United States.
For example, in 1998, Randal Linder of the University of Texas at Austin and his colleagues, including Snow, reported their study of wild sunflower patches that had grown near farmed sunflowers for up to 40 years.
Wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) is a green plant that originated from Mexico and widely distributed throughout the humid and sub-humid tropics of Central and South America, Asia and Africa [1].
Agricultural Research Service plant geneticist Jerry Miller learned of Al-Khatib's wild sunflower collection from John Nalawaja, a colleague at North Dakota State University-Fargo, and requested seed specimens.
Comparison between crop and wild sunflower genes suggests that the plant followed an easy route to domestication.
Inheritance of resistance to race 4 of sunflower downy mildew in wild sunflower accessions.
The North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station--a joint venture among ARS, 12 agricultural experiment stations, and Iowa State University, in Ames--now provides a reservoir of 1,600 cultivated sunflower accessions (specimens) and more than 2,200 accessions of the 49 wild sunflower species from which scientists may draw for breeding experiments or research purposes.
Resistance to sunflower rust and its inheritance in wild sunflower species.