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leguminous

of, relating to, or belonging to the Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae), a family of flowering plants having pods (or legumes) as fruits and root nodules enabling storage of nitrogen-rich material: includes peas, beans, clover, gorse, acacia, and carob
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During the month of July, 2019, vegetables and leguminous vegetables (pulses) worth US$ 23.630 million exported as against the exports of US$ 14.788 million of the same month of last year, according the data of State Bank of Pakistan.
Leguminous crops should be included in a rotation programme to improve soil fertilityA grass ley should be established at the end of the rotation programme Check whether the selected crop for planting will grow during the season of the year for which it's scheduled during planning.The writer works in the Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University
This study aimed to evaluate the production performance of lettuce subjected to mineral fertilization and green manure, especially with leguminous species.
She said that the research has also been carried out by a Bengali environmentalist one species of leguminous plants (Albezia Lebbeck commonly Siri tree); however, her research focused four different species of trees.
Saudi Arabia encompassed a number of leguminous tree species, amongst, which neither they possess nodulation ability nor unknown the associated nodule bacteria.
The use of leguminous green manure can be an alternative for the region agricultural systems due to its ability to incorporate significant amounts of nutrients, particularly nitrogen (N).
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Leguminous Cover Crops at Palm Oil Plantation, Malaysia, Southeast Asia
During the period under review, food exports came down from US$ 1.205 billion to US$ 1.107 billion as exports of some items including rice basmati, fish and fish preparations, fruits and leguminous recorded negative growth in their exports.
These microbes residing in the nodules on the roots of leguminous crops are responsible for fixing nitrogen.
Some 17.162 million tons of grain and leguminous crops were harvested in Kazakhstan in 2014, which is 5.9 percent less than in 2013.