Celosia argentea

Fruits and vegetable production and extension services in Africa. In dishes, leafy vegetables prepared in the same way, especially amaranths and other Celosia species, can be used as a substitute for Celosia argentea. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

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Amaranthus pyramidalis Noronha Celosia argentea cristata L. Comprising its size, shape, srgentea and orientation. Variation in degree of susceptibility to root-knot nematodes exists among cultivars, but no resistant cultivars have been reported. The composition is strongly influenced by environmental factors, e. Flower colors include bright shades of orange, red, purple, yellow and cream.

Year ISBN Description An excellent, in-depth look at the main vegetable crops that can be grown in the Tropics, plus many less well-known plants. Annual erect herbs, simple or with many ascending branches.

Amaranthus pyramidalis Noronha Celosia aurea T. Improved cultivars have a more rapid early vegetative development but flower later, 12—14 weeks after sowing. Consequently, seeds from the basal parts of the inflorescence are more vigorous than those from the middle and apical regions.

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Direct sowing is prone to excessive argenteea of seed, excessively high plant densities, difficult management, poor vegetative growth and low yield.

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Celosia comprises about 50 species and occurs in all tropical and subtropical regions. Flower In spikes, dense, cylindrical, pink turning white. The probable origin and relationships of the garden cockscomb. Amaranthus cristatus Noronha Amaranthus huttonii H.

Celosia is often grown in intercropping systems with other vegetables, cassava or yam. It is propagated by seed, either direct sown or transplanted.

A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Stigmasvery short, the filiform style mm long; ovary ovulate. There are book citations related to Celosia argentea L. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Tolerates light shade and dry soils.

Vegetables for the Hot Humid Tropics 5: In India, the leaves mixed with honey are applied to inflated areas or abscesses, and the seeds are widely used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Grasshoppers and aphids cause minor damage in celosia.

Celosia argentea

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Celosia argentea Illustration Credit: As these plants are of tropical origin, they grow best in full sunlight and should be placed in a well drained area. Rather technical and probably best suited to the more accomplished user of herbs.

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Celosia argentea var. cristata - Wikipedia

Retrieved from " https: Compared to direct sowing, transplanting gives more uniform and vigorous plants. Comments have to be approved before argwntea are shown here. In dishes, leafy vegetables prepared in the same way, especially amaranths and other Celosia species, can be used as a substitute for Celosia argentea.

Other colors, such as white, burgundy, orange-red, etc. Chemical stability and colorant properties of betaxanthin pigments from Celosia argentea.

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