Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The egg-plant, Solanum Melongena.
“How I got hooked to baingan/eggplant/brinjal/aubergine and all the brothers, sisters and relatives belonging to the family of Solanum melongena?”
“The last popular edible Solanaceae is Solanum melongena, aka Egg Plant, Brinjal, and Aubergine.”
“Pests - root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are common but seldom of economic importance except when cassava is intercropped with good hosts for the nematode, eg egg plant (Solanum melongena) or Hibiscus sabdariffa.”
“_ The Baingan, baigan, begun, or bhântâ is the _Solanum melongena, _ _i. e_. the egg-plant, or”
“The fruit of the trong (melongena), of which the egg-plant is one species, is much eaten by the natives, split and fried.”
“What is more, a variety of brinjal itself (Solanum melongena) is on the verge of extinction.”
“Eggplant, Solanum melongena, is native to tropical Asia, with China as usual claiming the original, although a good case could be made for India, where it is known as brinjal, a word that derives from Sanskrit.”
“Plant Nomenclature • Family Solanaceae (nightshade) Lycopersicum - Genus Capsicum Solanum Solanum escultentum - tomato • species annuum - most peppers tuberosum - potatoes melongena - eggplant - variety or cultivar Brandywine King Arthur, Tiburon Yukon Gold”
“The eggplants are grown in these states and dispersed throughout the United States The Antifungal Dm-AMP1 Protein from Dahlia merckii Expressed in Solanum melongena Is Released in Root Exudates and Differentially Affects Pathogenic Fungi and Mycorrhizal Symbiosis”
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