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2014-05-09 19:42:30

MPG Flea beetles outwit their host plant’s mustard oil bomb and use it for their own purposes Almost all herbivorous insects are specialized to feed on specific host plants and have adapted to their chemical defenses. Flea beetles are important pests of cabbage and other cruciferous plants, such as mustard, horseradish and rapeseed. These plants use a sophisticated defense system, known as the mustard oil bomb, to get rid of their enemies : If plant tissues are wounded, glucosinolates...

2008-07-25 00:00:41

By Namrata Singh MUMBAI: Contrary to what consumers would have expected in the current high inflation regime, edible oil prices are actually heading southwards. Adani Wilmar, the branded and packaged edible oil maker which controls one-fifth of the total market, has decided to reduce prices with crude switching gears to float below the $130 per barrel level. Crude oil was trading at $129.75 per barrel on Monday. A week ago, the maker of Fortune and Raag brands of edible oils had, in...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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