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Participation in Forum on November 1, 2011
Hello Vasco. Thanks for writing. Yes for sure Canavalia ensiformis and other species of Canavalia are available in the tropics worldwide. I have checked that is used in Pakistan, for sure in other tropial countries also.
Participation in Forum on October 16, 2011
Many Thanks Dr Subhan Qureshi. Very happy if our tropical results, coming from the other side of the world, are useful in your conditions also.
Participation in Forum on October 3, 2011
Dear Dr Shafique:
Thanks for writing. We are very happy to have some effect with the seed meal on bot nematodes and Eimeria, and now for the next experiment we will try the lectin Con A extracted from the seeds. So we can really know if the effect is due to the lectin, and hoping to find a stronger effect. Through a very quick search using google I found that yes you do have the legominous Canav ...
Article published the September 27, 2011
Many tropical forages harbour anti-parasitic properties which may assist in the development of a cost-effective method of parasite control for resource poor farmers.
In particular, Canavalia ensiformis (jackbean) contains high levels of lectins, the purified form of which have been demonstrated in both in vitro and in vivo to have anthelmintic properties.
This study investiga ...
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