Salicornia


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Salicornia

 

(glassworts), a genus of halophilic plants of the family Chenopodiaceae. These succulent, jointed annual or perennial herbs and shrubs have opposite branches and scalelike leaves. The flowers are usually gathered in threes and are embedded in the fleshy axis of the spicate inflorescence. The perianth is connate and fleshy.

There are about 35 species, distributed predominantly in warm-temperate, subtropical, and tropical zones. Three species are found in the USSR. S. europaea grows on the Baltic coast, in the central and southern zones of the European USSR, in the Caucasus, in Middle Asia, in southern Serbia, and in the Far East. It often forms a dense cover on moist solonchaks, solonchak shallows, seashores, solonchak meadows, and swamps. The plant is used as autumn-winter fodder for camels and sheep; in some places, for example, France, it is used as a seasoning or vegetable. The plant also serves as an insecticide, and its ashes contain potash.

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The initial batch of Salicornia plants was planted in 2016 at the SEAS pilot site, and there have been two successful crops until now.
Por otra parte, se Indica que no hay especies representativas, cuando las especies representativas de la costa son el Junco, la Totora y la salicornia, presentes en el humedal segun el Inventario Rapido de Diversidad Biologica en Humedales de Puerto Viejo (Informe No.
A total of 12 Salicornia plants (fresh weight, 2.0 [+ or -] 0.1g/plant) were planted in each tank.
A novel salt-inducible gene SbSI-1 from Salicornia brachiata confers salt and desiccation tolerance in E.
Phytochemical investigation of Tunisian Salicornia herbacea L., antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytochrome P450 (CYPs) inhibitory activities of its methanol extract.
Therefore, present study was conducted to assess the possibility of using Salicornia herbacea + Houttuynia cordata together with multi-microbe probiotics as broiler feed additives to obtain better efficacy on the aspects of meat fatty acid content as focus of consumer health aspects along with other parameters.
Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene and vacuum cooling treatments on post harvest quality of Salicornia bigelovii Torr.
Suaeda esteroa, Salicornia bigelovii and Atriplex barclayana (Chenopodiaceae), were irrigated to meet evapotranspiration demand and to produce a 0.3 leaching fraction, using aquaculture effluent generated from an intensive tilapia culture system.
in Turkey, Ostrya, Carpinus, Crateagus, Quercus, Fagus, Castanea, Tilia, Ulmus, Pistacia, Pyrus etc.), in herbaceous plants (Salicornia, Achillea, Spartium) and in woody legumes (Ononis, Dorycnium).
Place them on the dish and garnish with Venus clams, salicornia tips and edible flowers.