Description of plants . Visnaga markovina — biennial and annual in cultivation herbaceous plant of the family Umbelliferae. The root is whitish, rod, woody, slightly branched. Stem erect, rather thick, branched, green, densely leafy, height 45— 120 cm Leaves are alternate, twice – or trizhdyperistorassechennye on linear-filiform lobules. The inflorescence is a dense sophisticated umbrella with a diameter of 10-15 cm, consisting of 50-100 rays 2-8 cm length of The longest rays are on the edge. At maturity they are bent towards the center, closing thus short beams and ripens the fruits. The flowers are small, abundantly secrete nectar. The fruit is ovoid, hollow, smooth viscopedic.
Habitat. Distribution. Visnaga — Mediterranean plant that grows in southern Europe, southwest Asia and North Africa. Visnaga — drought-resistant short-day plant that requires much heat. Only in the period of seed germination requires high soil moisture. Excess humidity in the flowering phase leads to a significant reduction of yield visage due to the appearance of fungal diseases and mass falling off of ovaries. This culture is undemanding to soil, grows well in both heavy and light soils with a small amount of nutrients. Continue reading