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  • noun Plural form of amaranth.


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  • Note 1: tumble weed, a plant (as Russian thistle or any of several amaranths) that breaks away from its roots in the autumn and is driven about by the wind as a light rolling mass.

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  • Round about it were roses and narcissus and amaranths and gilly-flowers and chamomiles and white lilies and violets, and other flowers of all kinds and colours.

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  • Launaea cornuta (mchunga, mutsunga), amaranths and cowpea leaves.

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  • ECHO has many varieties of vegetable amaranths (mostly Amaranthus tricolor) which are favored for their leaves, although leaves of grain amaranths may also be eaten.

    2: Vegetables and small fruits in the tropics

  • The amaranths that are grown principally for vegetable use have better tasting leaves then the grain types.

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  • ECHO's seedbank began in 1981 with the top recommendations of tropical plant specialist Dr. Frank Martin-quail grass, amaranths, tropical pumpkins, lablab beans, tropical lettuce, and more.

    12: Seeds and germplasm

  • The list of cultivars that have special qualities is long: cherry-sized tomatoes which can be grown in the rainy season with no fungal problems (as many as 1000 fruits can be harvested in the life of this cultivar), the mung bean with hairy leaf surfaces that keep most insects away and the deep-rooted leafy amaranths that can go for as long as six weeks i!, summer with no water and no wilt symptoms.

    Chapter 5

  • This review of some underexploited tropical crops, highlights promising food crops such as the oil palm Jessenia polycarpa, the grain amaranths (Amaranthus spp.), quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and oca (Oxalis tuberosa) which have been largely overlooked by research resources in the temperate zones.

    1. Lost crops of the incas.

  • Some C4 dryland garden plants are maize, sorghum, sugarcane, and amaranths.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • Dicots are those plants such as beans, cucurbits, amaranths, and many fruit trees which have two cotyledons, or seed leaves, in their seeds, and branching leaf veins.

    5. How plants live and grow


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