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Descriptor in English: Amaranthus
Descriptor in Spanish: Amaranthus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amaranthus
Descriptor in French: Amaranthus
Entry term(s): Amaranth Plant
Amaranth Plants
Pigweed, Redroot
Pigweeds, Redroot
Plant, Amaranth
Plants, Amaranth
Redroot Pigweed
Redroot Pigweeds
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.198.500.100.130
Scope note: A plant genus, in the family AMARANTHACEAE, best known as a source of high-protein grain crops and of Red Dye No. 2 (AMARANTH DYE). Tumbleweed sometimes refers to Amaranthus but more often refers to SALSOLA.
Annotation: X ref REDROOT PIGWEED: REDROOT see SANGUINARIA is also available; AMARANTH DYE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002
DeCS UI: 35655
Descriptor UI: D027721
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Amaranthus - Preferred
Concept UI M0380871
Scope note A plant genus, in the family AMARANTHACEAE, best known as a source of high-protein grain crops and of Red Dye No. 2 (AMARANTH DYE). Tumbleweed sometimes refers to Amaranthus but more often refers to SALSOLA.
Preferred term Amaranthus
Entry term(s) Amaranth Plant
Amaranth Plants
Plant, Amaranth
Plants, Amaranth
Redroot Pigweed - Narrower
Concept UI M0396442
Preferred term Redroot Pigweed
Entry term(s) Pigweed, Redroot
Pigweeds, Redroot
Redroot Pigweeds



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