velvet bean


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A legume member of the pea family with very large pods and beans. A very hardy plant that's easy to grow. Beans and leaves are edible. There have been times in history where all crops failed except beans, which kept the population from starvation. They have so much protein, they are called the meat of the poor. Highly nutritious and full of many essential nutrients required by the body. One of the main foods around the world for 5000 years, especially the mediterranean Greeks and Romans. Fava beans have the highest amount of L-dopa of any plant. L-dopa, a brain neurotransmitter, helps control hypertension and Parkinsons disease and stimulates the pituitary gland to produce Human Growth Hormone (HGH) -the most powerful anti aging substance known that keeps everything working smoothly in your body like when you were a teenager. HGH Improves athletic performance, strength, muscle mass. Fava beans help women with hormone issues, PMS, menopause. Since the pituitary gland controls the entire endocrine system, it also affects thyroid, sex hormones, adrenals (energy), immune system. Contains vitamin B17, known as the cancer-beating vitamin. Protects against malaria. Very high in fiber and oliosaccharides. Favas have potassium which helps maintain blood pressure and regulate the heart. Lots of vitamin A for healthy skin, good vision and bone development. Helps lower LDL- bad cholesterol. A small handful has TEN GRAMS of protein. Low fat content helps bodybuilders stay lean while gaining muscle. Want natural growth hormones? Eat Fava beans! Start easy to test one or two because a few unhealthy people might have a bad allergic reaction known as favism. I have a raw food fava bean recipe in my book Heal Yourself 101 that I eat all the time.
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Weeds other than velvet bean were removed through selective weeding.
In the first group, nine different velvet bean interference-free periods were tested, starting at budding: 0-15, 0-30, 0-45, 0-60, 0-90, 0-120, 0-150, and 0-180 days after budding (DAB), as well as 0-harvest.
Velvet bean samples were collected at the end of determined periods, using iron quadrates with sides 0.
2001), to determine the periods of interference of velvet bean, considering an arbitrary level of 5% acceptable yield loss.
Regression analysis was also performed for the relationship between velvet bean accumulated dry weight and sugarcane yield and TRS, measured for the different coexistence and weed-free (control) periods tested.
The accumulated dry weight of velvet bean increased with increasing coexistence period until 179 DAB, reaching 233g DW[m.
Velvet bean is not grown commonly in Pakistan, therefore soil samples were collected in polythene bags from different places (Haripur, Rawalpindi, Attock and Bahawalpur districts) to be used for growing velvet bean under control conditions.
Thirty rhizobacteria showing the highest growth (OD) were selected to evaluate their potential to promote growth of velvet bean.
Velvet bean seeds were surface disinfected by soaking seeds in a solution of 95% ethanol for 20 sec, following a soak in 0.
Velvet bean seeds were disinfected as described above.
Effect of Selected Rhizobacteria on Growth of Velvet Bean under Water Stress
Olaboro GM, Okot W, Mugerwa JS, Latshawa JD (1991) Growth-depressing factors in velvet beans fed to broiler chicks.