Papaver somniferum


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Papaver somniferum

[‚päp·ə‚ver säm′nif·ə·rəm]
(botany)
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Papaver somniferum effect on seizures induced by picrotoxin duration:
The description above verifies the ancients claims for papaver somniferum in as much as it confirms both its sleep inducing and pain relieving properties.
The suspects were arrested for further questioning on charges of illegal possession of Papaver somniferum plants, illegal possession of opium plants with intent to supply, illegal possession of a Class A narcotic and illegal possession of a Class A narcotic with intent to supply.
In present study, we transformed leaves of Papaver somniferum (Rence cultivar) for Co-Over expression of Cor and TYDC genes transiently which are responsible for the last step and first step of morphinan alkaloid pathway respectively.
There's more to poppies than the popular Papaver somniferum
There was no mention at all that it was an opium poppy of the illegal papaver somniferum species.
Papaver somniferum is the large pink or mauve poppy that has just finished flowering.
DELIGHTFUL Papaver somniferum 'Double Lilac', featured by Arne Maynard SUMMER JOY Dianthus superbus, featured in Arne Maynard's Chelsea garden which aims to show how gardeners can achieve year-round interest
Effect of Temperature and Gibberellic acid on Germination and Growth of Papaver somniferum L.
THE opium poppy Papaver somniferum is a really good mixer and will self-seed everywhere.
He identified the poppies as the papaver somniferum variety, which are restricted in some countries due to their links to the narcotics trade.