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Abutilon theophrasti

Definition of the noun abutilon theophrasti

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  1. tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

e crab's eyes, Indian liquorice, lucky bean f jéquirity, iiane-réglisse g Patemostererbse p jequiriti s chochos 6 Abutilon theophrasti Medik. Syn. A. avicennae ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Indian mallow Abutilon theophrasti Medic. ( Abutilon avicennae Gaertn.) A herb of family Malvaceae, whose stem produces fibre known as China jute or Tientsin jute used in rug- making. Also called China jute.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) is an example of a C3 plant. C4 plant A small number of plants that incorporate CO2 using a carboxylase for the CO2 capture, producing a four-carbon compound (carboxylic acid) as a stable intermediary in the ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Colletotrichum coccodes phytopathogenic fungus used in the United States and Canada for production of the mycopesticide Velgo for control of velvetleaf, Abutilon theophrasti. Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

C A riparian ecosystems, southwestern United States Abutilon theophrasti (velvetleaf) W A agronomic crops worldwide Kochia scoparia (kochia) C EA Australian rangeland (eradicated) Amaranthus rudis ( common ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti), scentless chamomile (Matricaria maritima), barnyard grass (Echinochloa crusgalli), green foxtail (Setaria viridis L. Beam ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

Fiber similar to chingma (Abutilon theophrasti) is obtained from the stalks.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

Abutilon theophrasti is a herbaceous annual plant producing a j ute-like fiber. After harvesting by hand and defoliation, bundles of the stems are water retted and the fiber is extracted by methods similar to those for jute. The fiber is used for ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Weed – velvetleaf Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) is an annual plant also known as buttonweed or China jute. The plant is believed to have originated in Southern Asia and is in the family Malvaceae (the hibiscus family). Velvetleaf is a tall, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

o Abutilon theophrasti, family Malvaceae. velvet revolution D noun a non~violent political revolution, especially the relatively smooth change from Communism ...

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