Pigweed in Medical Products
Allergen, Weed, Pigweed
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Pigweed in Biological News
Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides
... in the group of amaranthus weeds, it's a good model for weed genomics. "A weed scientist in Georgia, where there's a lot of Palmer amaranth another pigweed
evolving resistance, can go straight to that data base and get gene sequence data."
Another outcome of having this genomic data is to be able to de...
8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure
...ivity. The plants were:
Amaranthus dubius, a flowering plant also known as spleen amaranth
Amaranthus hybridus, commonly known as smooth pigweed
or slim amaranth
Amaranthus spinosus, also known as spiny amaranth
Asystasia gangetica, an ornamental, ground cover known as Chinese vio...