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dodder:

see morning glorymorning glory,
common name for members of the Convolvulaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (many of them climbing forms) inhabiting warm regions, especially the tropics of America and Asia. The family is characterized by milky sap.
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dodder

any rootless parasitic plant of the convolvulaceous genus Cuscuta, lacking chlorophyll and having slender twining stems with suckers for drawing nourishment from the host plant, scalelike leaves, and whitish flowers
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Because dodder maintains direct associations with host vascular tissue and can parasitize multiple plants simultaneously (Kelly and Homing, 1999), plant pathologists have long utilized it as a vector for viruses (Bennett, 1940).
A 52m clear span cabled stayed bridge with associated embankments, footings, services and lighting over the dodder river 2.
The sample of Dodder (Cuscuta reflexa) were collected from the Gardens of NF Railway Headquarter at Maligaon growing wildly on a Hedge plant, Clerodendrum enermi.
You could use the RNA interference strategy to really elegantly control dodder on some crops.
The disappearing coastal salt marsh habitat of California has a small number of native, specialized plant species, which include a native plant parasite, alkali dodder (Cuscut salina).
Their experiments called for using a parasitic vine called dodder as a bridge between poinsettia and periwinkle plants.
Bigsby of the Indiana University School of Medicine and Nathan Dodder and Ronald Hites of the Indiana University Department of Chemistry and School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Flood gates were closed from 4pm in the Dublin coastal areas of Clontarf, Sandymount Strand and along the river Dodder.
The Leopardstown stewards obviously saw something in Manning's riding of Slieve Mish, runner-up in the 7f Dodder Handicap, to give him a two-day ban.
Dodder Walk should complete the treble in the 45-60 handicap having filled the runner-up spot on his last two visits here.
Dodder is a wiry, orange vine that steals water and nutrients from other plants.
The experiment finally identifies a cue-scent--that draws dodder to its victims, adds Mark C.