raphanus sativus


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radish

radish

Edible root in Brassicaceae family. It is said the builders of the great pyramids were fed radishes, onions and garlic. High in sulfur, silicon, vit C. Radishes are GREAT for skin because of the silica and sulfur. Used in Russia for thyroid problems (both hypo and hyperthyroidism) because it balances the thyroid hormones and brings people to proper weight. High in folic acid, which strengthens nerves. Used for cleaning kidneys and dissolving kidney stones. Lots of cancer-protection from carotene. Radishes are strong diuretics that cleanse the system, especially liver and gallbladder. Lots of iron. Flower colors vary depending on the type, and have a peppery taste. Can sprout from seed to small plant in as little as 3 days. Radishes serve as companion plants for many other species, because of their ability to function as a trap crop against pests, which attack the leaves, but the root remains healthy and can be harvested later. Radish seeds grow in pods and are edible, sometimes used as a crunchy, spicy addition to salads. Some varieties are grown specifically for their seeds or seed pods, rather than their roots. The entire plant is edible raw or steamed- sprout, leaf, seeds, root. Taste great thinly sliced and marinated in apple cider vinegar.
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Antimicrobial activities of Allium sativum, Allium cepa, Raphanus sativus, Capsicum frutescens, Eruca sativa, Allium kurrat on bacteria.
Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) and univariate analyses for effects of induced responses to herbivory on size and trichome density of Raphanus sativus leaves.
Decelerating relationships were found in Picea glauca orchards (Schoen and Stewart 1986) and in natural or seminatural populations of Raphanus sativus (Devlin and Ellstrand 1990; Devlin et al.
Keywords: Melia azedarach, raphanus sativus, rhizotoxicity, oxidative stress and bio-herbicide.
Oil is prepared from seeds of Brassica campestris; Raphanus sativus is cultivated for its edible roots; Manihot esculenta and Maranta arundinacea are cultivated only in limited amounts; Artocarpus heterophyllus, Moringa oleifera and Musa paradisiaca cultivated for its fruit; Setaria italica is cultivated for its seeds but which is consumed only on special occasions like entertainment of visitors or religious festivals; Corchorus capsularis and Corchorus olitorius (two species of jute) are cultivated for their fiber used in making jute bags.
Constancy of population parameters for life-history and floral traits in Raphanus sativus L.
Young and Stanton (1990) documented the influence of flower sampling date (recorded over a 5-wk period) on the production of male and female gametes in four individuals of Raphanus sativus (Brassicaceae; wild radish).
2005) reported that gamma irradiation increases 8% antioxidant compounds in Raphanus sativus L.
2000), enquanto outras sao favorecidas por temperaturas alternadas, conforme verificado em sementes de Raphanus sativus L.
Raphanus sativus production in soilless or traditional culture systems and postharvest packaging.