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dodder:

see morning glorymorning glory,
common name for members of the Convolvulaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (many of them climbing forms) inhabiting warm regions, especially the tropics of America and Asia. The family is characterized by milky sap.
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dodder

any rootless parasitic plant of the convolvulaceous genus Cuscuta, lacking chlorophyll and having slender twining stems with suckers for drawing nourishment from the host plant, scalelike leaves, and whitish flowers
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The presence of dodder increased in the alfalfa fields in the city of Van as alfalfa production increased (Yildirim and Tepe, 2014; Anac et al.
When a dodder seedling brushes against tasty prey, a haustorium disk forms and pushes out from the dodder stem with a fast-growing point.
Using field dodder (Cuscuta campestris) as a live bridge between plants, this study investigated the movement of nutrients between tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum) parasitized by dodder.
The sample of Dodder (Cuscuta reflexa) were collected from the Gardens of NF Railway Headquarter at Maligaon growing wildly on a Hedge plant, Clerodendrum enermi.
You could use the RNA interference strategy to really elegantly control dodder on some crops.
Once it reaches the plant, the dodder latches onto its victim.
For instance, hypothesizing that FAQ I was characterized by serious theoretical problems due to vague terminology, Miller and Dodder (1980) developed a revised version of the instrument.
The Rivers Dodder & Poddle: Mills, Storms, Droughts and the Public Water Supply
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The Leopardstown stewards obviously saw something in Manning's riding of Slieve Mish, runner-up in the 7f Dodder Handicap, to give him a two-day ban.
Dodder Walk should complete the treble in the 45-60 handicap having filled the runner-up spot on his last two visits here.