Maca

Known as: Lepidium meyenius, maca plant, Lepidium meyenii 
A plant species with an edible root.
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2010
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2010
Traditionally used medicinal plants, herbs and spices in Latin America were investigated to determine their phenolic profiles… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The micropylar endosperm cap covering the radicle in the mature seeds of most angiosperms acts as a constraint that regulates… (More)
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2002
2002
The tubers of Lepidium meyenii contain the benzylated derivative of 1,2-dihydro-N-hydroxypyridine, named macaridine, together… (More)
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2002
2002
Lepidium meyenii, known in South America as maca, has received attention worldwide as a powerful energizer that improves physical… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
AIM To determine the effect of oral administration of an aqueous extract from the roots of Lepidium meyenii (maca) on… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Induced responses to herbivores are common and well documented in plants. It has been hypothesized that the evolutionary ecology… (More)
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2000
2000
However, the inhibitory materials may be autoinhibitory or heteroinhibitory (Kumari and Kohli, 1987), some White top [Cardaria… (More)
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2000
2000
The restriction of vascular plants to gypsum-rich soils under arid or semiarid climates has been reported by many authors in… (More)
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1993
1993
Prolonged seed dormancy in desert annuals has been modeled as a bet-hedging adaptation to environmental uncertainty. Several… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We examined the effects of water supplementation and nitrogen amendment on biomass, cover, and density of annual plants on a… (More)
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