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kidney bean

any of certain bean plants having kidney-shaped seeds, esp the French bean and scarlet runner
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If you'd like to grow something that is quick, easy, ornamental and edible, now would be a good opportunity to cultivate some French beans.
French bean, belongs to family of leguminosae and occupies a primer place among grain legumes in world including India, for its edible beans.
Prior to the IFSS era, the quality requirements for French bean exporters were limited to physical attributes (namely, size, shape, and spotlessness) and the consistency and reliability of supply.
The objective of the present study was to isolate a hemagglutinin from Phaseolus vulgaris cultivar "French bean number 35", and to investigate its various biological activities.
I was pleased to see that they are introducing Algarve, a climbing French Bean of the flat-podded type.
Popular though the French bean was initially in Britain it would eventually be pushed into a cul-de-sac by the runner, which has the greater flavour and is more successful on our wet and windy offshore island where the soil can remain stubbornly damp and cold long into the spring.
My favourite runner bean is the superb White Lady, a white flowered type which always gives a heavy crop of succulent, stringless pods, while Ferrari is a tip-top new French bean which produces super-fine pods of great colour and flavour.
THE French bean is so-called not because it is a native of France but because its cultivation on this side of the Channel started when the Huguenots fled to England during the reign of Elizabeth I.
THE Lady Godiva squash, Kenilworth tomato and the Early Warwick dwarf French bean are up for "adoption" in a new idea to ensure the survival of rare vegetables.
You could plant a couple of French bean pots in the greenhouse as insurance just in case the ones outside are eaten by mice or slugs!
Brown is offering an Italian broad bean and French bean for the first time in its catalogue.
The collection includes: broad bean witkiem manita, French bean safari, runner bean white lady, beetroot pablo, cabbage tundra, carrot Eskimo, lettuce lobjoits green cos, spring onion Ishikura, radish French breakfast, and tomato gardener's delight.