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OPIUM CAKE [1 record]

Record 1 1995-08-03


Subject field(s)
  • Plant and Crop Production

Spider beetles infest bird's nest, decaying refuse and even opium cake, a hard crust or deposit on the opium poppy.


  • Cultures (Agriculture)

Le suc qui s'écoule des incisions des capsules de pavot s'épaissit à l'air et se présente alors comme une poix rougeâtre, compacte, de saveur âcre et irritante.


Mélange résineux s'échappant des capsules-tiges des pavots à opium et qui coagule à l'air.


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