Definition of Striga

1. a bristle [n STRIGAE]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striga

stridulation
stridulations
stridulator
stridulators
stridulatory
stridulous
stridulously
strife
strife-ridden
strifeful
strifeless
strifes
strift
strifts
strig
striga (current term)
strigae
strigate
strigged
strigging
strigillose
strigils
strigine
strigments
strigolactone
strigolactones
strigose
strigous

Literary usage of Striga

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"The stimulants, for instance, can be diluted 10000-fold or more and still cause striga seed to germinate.8 If compounds like these can be synthesized, ..."

2. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"is exudation by host plant roots of relatively low amounts of compounds that striga seeds require as stimulants for germination. We find that all sorghums ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This latter feature arises from the gradual fusion of the belief in the striga, the Unholde, with the kindly suite of 1'r.iu ..."

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