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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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punicea is naturalized in Georgia, the goal of this paper was to determine if this leguminous shrub served as a host for C.
Liz Bowles, head of farming at the Soil Association, said: "Whilst the benefits of more diverse leguminous leys for organic arable farms is becoming well known, there is less evidence on how such leys can benefit livestock farming.
40% of SPS measures imposed on Egyptian exports are on leguminous vegetables, 50% on other vegetables, 6% on oil seeds, and 3% on some spices.
The objective of this study was to determine directly the differences in the insecticidal properties of four leguminous flours from seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Harvesting of grain and leguminous crops is nearing completion, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Melioration Dyikanbai Kenjebaev said on November 19 at a press conference in Bishkek.
UAE's major exports to Canada are non-crude petroleum oils, jewellery and leguminous vegetables.
Companion plants for fruits WE KNOW less about companion plants for fruit trees and bushes than for vegetables, but it has been shown that orchards with clover, alfalfa and other leguminous plants growing in the grass do better than those without.
Peas, beans, clover and some other leguminous plants are able to capture free nitrogen from out of the air and, through the efforts of these specializing bacteria, feed an endless supply of nitrogen to the plants.
A decade after tenderstem broccoli first hit supermarket shelves, buyers at Britain's biggest supermarkets are once more vying for the next big thing in matters leguminous.
2] The bond between those two atoms must be broken to make nitrogen available for use in the biosphere, but nature has only two ways to do that--lightning and the action of rhizobial bacteria on the roots of leguminous plants, which is why those plants had to be grown in rotation with other crops.
Leguminous tree foliage is potential source of protein and minerals and could be employed as supplements to non legumes to increase the level of production.
What name is given to the seeds of leguminous plants such as peas and beans?