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wax plant: see milkweedmilkweed,
common name for members of the Asclepiadaceae, a family of mostly perennial herbs and shrubs characterized by milky sap, a tuft of silky hairs attached to the seed (for wind distribution), and (usually) a climbing habit.
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Jawad told credit for this goes to the sheer determination of the farmers and entrepreneurs who have worked hard to set up more than 200 wax plants
and have explored international markets for this product; he saidHowever its need of the hour for making continuousimprovement in the farm infrastructure and seed design to maximize per acre yield and to produce pest immune fruit.
Researchers have identified five "super ornamental plants" - including English ivy, variegated wax plants
and ferns - which soak up harmful volatile compounds (VCOs).