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Performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic plants and progenies of Trifolium repens L.

by Nilton Rodrigues Paim

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White clover,
  • Clover as feed

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    Statementby Nilton Rodrigues Paim
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 85 leaves :
    Number of Pages85
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    Open LibraryOL25933131M
    OCLC/WorldCa2526881

    Rodolfo Dirzo is a professor, conservationist, and tropical ecologist. He is a Bing Professor in environmental science at Stanford and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. His research interests mainly focus on plant-animal interactions, evolutionary ecology, and defaunation in the tropics of Latin America, Africa, and the Central Pacific. Several thousand plant species, including many economically important food plants, synthesize cyanogenic glycosides and cyanolipids. Upon tissue disruption, these natural products are hydrolyzed liberating the respiratory poison hydrogen cyanide. This phenomenon of cyanogenesis accounts for numerous cases of acute and chronic cyanide poisoning of animals including man.

    Cyanogenic glucosides (CNglcs), the precursor of cyanide in many plants, arthropods and some bacteria are amino acid-derived β-glycosides of α-hydroxynitriles. They are widely distributed in more than species of food plants (notably cassava, peas, beans, and kernels of almonds) (Cade and Rubira, and Eisler, ). Generally, the. Cyanogenic glycosides (CNglcs) are bioactive plant products derived from amino acids. Structurally, these specialized plant compounds are characterized as α-hydroxynitriles (cyanohydrins) that are stabilized by glucosylation. In recent years, improved tools within analytical chemistry have greatly increased the number of known CNglcs by enabling the discovery of less abundant CNglcs formed by.

    Environmental and Experimental Botany, ISSN , 11/, Volume , pp. 40 - Define cyanogenic. cyanogenic synonyms, cyanogenic pronunciation, cyanogenic translation, English dictionary definition of cyanogenic. highlighted the goitrogenic/ antithyroidal potential of commonly consumed Indian cyanogenic plant foods and stated that Iodine deficiency does not always cause endemic goitre and Iodine supplementation does.


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Performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic plants and progenies of Trifolium repens L by Nilton Rodrigues Paim Download PDF EPUB FB2

III. Differences in the acceptability of individual plants of Trifolium repens to slugs and snails. Ecol. 70 – Dirzo, R., and J. Harper, b Experimental studies on slug–plant interactions. The performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic morphs of Trifolium repens in the field.

Ecol. 70 – Dirzo, R., and J Cited by: The cyanogenic polymorphism in white clover is thought to be maintained by selection for the acyanogenic morph by increased frost damage in cyanogenic plants and a balancing selection for the cyanogenic morph, caused by increased predation of acyanogenic plants by small predators (see ).

17 Quantitative variation in levels of. The cyanogenic glycosides belong to the products of secondary metabolism, to the natural products of plants. These compounds are composed of an α-hydroxynitrile type aglycone and of a sugar moiety (mostly d-glucose).The distribution of the cyanogenic glycosides (CGs) in the plant kingdom is relatively wide, the number of CG-containing taxa is at leastand a lot of such taxa Cited by: Cyanogenic glycosides are derived from l-amino acids (Fig.

) and biosynthesis seems to be catalyzed by a multienzyme complex (Conn, ) (Fig. ).Dhurrin biosynthesis was achieved in a microsomal membrane preparation and seemed to be a channeled process (Conn,).In the first step, the amino group of l-amino acids is hydroxylated by a l-amino acid N-monooxygenase.

Coop, I E. Cyanogenesis in white clover (Trifolium repens L.).III. A study of linamarase, the enzyme which hydrolyses lotaustralin. NZJ Sci Tech, 22, 71B–83B. Google ScholarCited by:   An interesting example of co-evolutionary adaptation to cyanide-containing plants is the giant panda bear, bamboo lemurs of Madagascar, and mountain gorillas of Rwanda (Ballhorn et al., ).Bamboo is a grass and the new growth bamboo shoots contain the highest levels of cyanogenic glycosides of any plant species ().While the panda lives almost exclusively on bamboo, consuming.

In either of these cases, both cyanogenic and acyanogenic plants are being selectively maintained within this species. Two biochemical components must be present for a clover plant to be cyanogenic. The (Trifolium repens L.). Genetics,– Materials Following is a list of materials needed for one group of students to perform the.

To investigate the cost of the dimorphic cyanogenic system in Trifolium repens L., genotypes of the cyanogenic (Tc) and acyanogenic (Ta) morphs were grown in mixtures over a range of ratios and in pure stands at two levels of total density (low in a first experiment, high in a second experiment).

The principles of the competition analysis employed were those related to the inverse linear model. The physiological response to moisture supply of cyanogenic and acyanogenic phenotypes of Trifolium repens L.

and Lotus corniculatus L. - Heredity In-text: (Foulds, ). Dirzo, R. & J.L. Harper, b. Experimental studies on slugplant interactions IV The performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic morphs of Trifolium repens in. As a preliminary step in testing the hypothesis that ingestion of cyanogenic glycosides in white clover (Trifolium repens L.) may be one of the risk factors for equine grass sickness (EGS, or.

Trifolium repens, Lotus tenuis, and L. corniculatus are amongseveral plant species which are polymorphic for the cyanogeniccharacter. In T. repens, HCNproductionis deter-mined by alleles oftwo independently segregating loci (8). Onlyplantspossessingatleast onedominantfunctionalallele ofboth genes liberate HCNwhen damaged.

The locus Ac. Two genotypes (one cyanogenic and the other acyanogenic) of birds-foot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus L., were used to study the effects of cyanogenic glycosides in leaf tissues upon a polyphagous herbivore, the southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania Cram.

(Lepidoptera). No differences were observed in consumption rate, assimilation efficiency, utilization of plant biomass, or metabolic costs in. cyanogenic; these represent 11% of the total number of plant species tested, with a clear over- representation of cultivated plants.

This proportion is, therefore, somewhat higher than the 5%. erance between cyanogenic and acyanogenic plants sam pled from. e performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic morphs of. (Trifolium repens L.) originating from 15 locations across. Cyanogenic glycosides are natural plant toxins that are present in several plants, most of which are consumed by humans.

Cyanide is formed following the hydrolysis of cyanogenic glycosides that occur during crushing of the edible plant material either during consumption or during processing of the food crop. Exposure to cyanide from unintentional or intentional consumption of cyanogenic.

Cyanogenesis, the ability to release hydrogen cyanide (HCN) after tissue damage, occurs as a discrete polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L.), with cyanogenic and acyanogenic plants co. PDF | Hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and iodine (I) concentrations in the herbage were determined for 51 white clover (Trifolium repens L.) cultivars that had | Find, read and cite all the research you.

s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From a- + cyanogenic. Since the two plant morphs differed not only in their content of cyanogenic glycoside, but also in N and water content, we expected these differences to affect larval growth.

Contrary to our expectations, larvae feeding on cyanogenic plants showed a faster development and stronger weight gain than larvae feeding on acyanogenic plants.

Clovers (genus Trifolium) are a large and widespread genus of legumes. A number of clovers are of agricultural importance as forage crops in grassland agriculture, particularly temperate areas.

White clover (Trifolium repens L.) is used in grazed pasture and red clover (T. pratense L.) is widely cut and conserved as a winter feed. For the diploid red clover, genetic and genomic tools and.Cyanogenic Plants Examples.

Cyanogenic plants may contain amygdalin or other glyco-sides, which on hydrolysis can release traces of cyanide. The following contain mostly glycosides other than amygdalin: Apple (Malus species) Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum) Cassava (Manihot species) Clover (Trifolium species).Dirzo, R., Harper, J.

L., Experimental studies on slug-plant interactions IV The performance of cyanogenic and acyanogenic morphs of Trifolium repens in the field. Journ. Ecol. – CrossRef Google Scholar.