helianthus annuus


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A powerful plant that can grow to 10 feet tall, bursting with a limitless supply of seeds. It gives beauty, food and attracts birds. The whole plant is edible. Tea used for lung problems and malaria. Seeds are a great food with lots of protein and health benefits. Flower petals can be eaten, and the bud can be steamed like an artichoke. The flower is best eaten in the bud stage, steamed, when it tastes similar to artichokes. Once the flower opens, the petals have a bittersweet flavor. Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of magnesium, selenium and vitamin E, which protects cell membranes. Great for skin, heart, protein. Anti-inflammatory, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, colon cancer, menopause, heart, cholesterol, blood pressure, calms nerves, muscles, detoxification, great source of B-complex vitamins, niacin.
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Tannin content of seeds of Helianthus annuus varieties LSF-11(0.
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Semilla obtenida en los distintos cruzamientos realizados entre plantas de Helianthus annuus (CMS HA 89), codificada como CMSHA89 y de Tithonia rotundifolia (Ac26), marcadas como TR.
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The role of ethylene in the regeneration of Helianthus annuus (sunflower) plants from callus.
A composite map of expressed sequences and phenotypic traits of the sunflower Helianthus annuus L.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the distribution of molecular markers in experimentally synthesized hybrids between two wild sunflower species, Helianthus annuus and H.
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The research findings of the study show that Helianthus annuus seeds exhibit exogenous dormancy.
Effect of moisture stress on seed yield and quality in sunflower, Helianthus annuus L.