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lima bean:

see beanbean,
name applied to the seeds of leguminous trees and shrubs and to various leguminous plants of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) with edible seeds or seed pods (legumes). The genera and species encompassed by the term bean are many and variable.
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gt;Utilizing the lima bean genome, the University of Delawares Department of Plant and Soil Science will identify disease resistance genes from their diversity panel and improve the marker system developed to deploy durable disease resistance genes in lima bean cultivars.
1 can (16 ounces) butter lima beans, drained 1 can (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained 1 can (16 ounces) baked beans 1 can (8 ounces) chunk pineapple, drained, chopped, and liquid reserved 1/4 pound bacon, cooked and coarsely crumbled 1/2 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon mustard 1/2 cup ketchup 1.
These results suggest that accessions of lima beans with white seeds may be clearly discriminated by polyphenol contents, indicating that white seeds tend to have lower polyphenol contents than the colored seeds.
The three seed box options--cool season, warm season, and legume--let you plant anything you want with the exception of lima beans.
Runner beans benefit from cool nights and are easier to grow than lima beans in moderate climates.
We eat lima beans from Chile in the winter, on a table imported from Indonesia covered with linens from Pakistan, while talking on a phone assembled in China about how nobody knows their neighbors anymore.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Eggs cooked with dill-scented lima beans is a comforting Northern Iranian specialty.
To what extent can we make a baby eat a healthier diet by exposing it to all the right flavours - broccoli, carrots, lima beans, et cetera?
Chapter five offers vegan-based dishes, including Middle Eastern Chickpeas with Spinach, and Stewed Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes.
Good sources of potassium include potatoes with skin, white beans, soybeans, lima beans, halibut, bananas and spinach.
The entire sculpture consisted of 312,238 cans and 11,268 bags of the following foods: spinach, sweet peas, clam chowder, refried beans, garbanzo beans, potatoes, chili, butter beans, kidney beans, corn, pumpkin, olives, sauerkraut, popcorn and lima beans.
The precision of the device, which is based on cadmium zinc telluride semiconductor detectors, also can prevent false alarms that plague similar tools that come in contact with naturally occurring radiation in bananas, Brazil nuts, carrots, lima beans and other items.