Leguminous crops
A legume /ˈlɛɡ(j)uːm/ is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant. Legumes are grown agriculturally, primarily for their food grain seed (e.g., beans and lentils, or generally pulse), for livestock forage and silage, and as soil-enhancing green manure. Legumes are notable in that most of them have symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in structures called root nodules. Well-known legumes include alfalfa, clover, peas, beans, lentils, lupins, mesquite, carob, soybeans, peanuts, tamarind, and the woody climbing vine wisteria. Legume trees like the Locust trees (Gleditsia, Robinia) or the Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus) can be used in permaculture food forests.
A legume fruit is a simple dry fruit that develops from a simple carpel and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides. A common name for this type of fruit is a pod, although the term "pod" is also applied to a few other fruit types, such as that of vanilla (a capsule) and of radish (a silique).

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Legume - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Plants belonging to the genus Styphnolobium is one exception to this rule). These bacteria have the special ability of fixing nitrogen from atmospheric, ...
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leguminous plant - The Free Dictionary
Information about leguminous plant in the free online English dictionary and ... crazy weed, crazyweed, locoweed - any of several leguminous plants of western  ...
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What are leguminous crops - Wiki Answers
Leguminous crops belong to the Fabaceae family, they are flowering plants that have pods (or legumes) and enable the storage of nitrogen-rich material: ...
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What are examples of leguminous crops? - Yahoo Answers India
Peas, beans, lentils.
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Nitrogen-fixing leguminous plants - BBC
The role of nitrogen-fixing leguminous plants in soil improvement is examined and crop rotation is briefly discussed.
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Leguminous crops - Food System Wiki - PBworks
Leguminous crops are sources of protein for humans and animals, vegetable oil for human consumption, phytochemicals for human health, and resources for ...
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Information about the Family Leguminosae - ILDIS
The Papilionoideae contains most of the important leguminous crop species such as the Soya Bean (Glycine max), Common Pea (Pisum sativum), Chickpea ...
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CBSE Class 7 Science what are leguminous plants? - Meritnation
Mar 30, 2011 ... Leguminous plants belong to the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae). The fruits of this plant are called legumes. Well-known examples of ...
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Crop Rotation,advantages of Crop Rotation | Tutorvista.com
The growing of different kinds of crops on a piece of land in a preplanned succession is known as crop rotation. In the rotation of crops, Leguminous crops like ...
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Economic importance of leguminous crops - Digital Collections
Page View. Fred, Edwin Broun; Baldwin, Ira Lawrence; McCoy, Elizabeth / Root nodule bacteria and leguminous plants (1932). Chapter 12: Economic ...
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Economic importance of leguminous crops - Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. History of Science and Technology ... Chapter 12: Economic importance of Leguminous crops, pp. 210- 228 ff.
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Root Nodule Bacteria and Leguminous Plants by Edwin Broun Fred, Ira Lawrence Baldwin, and Elizabeth McCoy first appeared seventy years ago as part of a ...
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Iowa State University USA. Enhancing biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) of Leguminous crops grown on degraded soils in Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
Summer Cover Crops - North Carolina Cooperative Extension
Cover crops can enhance nitrogen cycling within the plant-soil system - Grass or non-leguminous cover crops can help keep N in the plant-soil system by ...
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Introduction. Many of the most important grain and forage crops of the world are legumes so there has been an interest in their tissue culture and transformation ...
Cover crop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leguminous cover crops are typically high in nitrogen and can often provide the .... [3]; University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ...
Legume - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A legume /ˈlɛɡ(j)uːm/ is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the ... (Plants belonging to the genus Styphnolobium is one exception to this rule) . .... and Molecular Biology, The University of Edinburgh [1]; ^ Postgate, J (1998).
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Leguminous crops, initially, tend to grow slower than grass/grain crops, and may not produce as much seasonal biomass (herbage) but they may add between ...
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Root Nodule Bacteria and Leguminous Plants (University of Wisconsin Studies in Science, No. 5) [Edwin Broun; Baldwin, Ira Lawrence; McCoy, Elizabeth Fred] ...
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Crop Ecology: Productivity and Management in Agricultural Systems
Crop Ecology: Productivity and Management in Agricultural Systems
2011
Food security and environmental conservation are two of the greatest challenges facing the world today. It is predicted that food production must increase by at least 70% before 2050 to support continued population growth, though the size of the world's agricultural area will remain essentially unchanged. This updated and thoroughly revised se...
Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
2011
Using engaging stories and clear writing, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change. Peoples and Bailey focus on the social and cultural consequences of globalization, emphasizing culture change an...
The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses...
The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses...
Eliot Coleman, 2009
"Eliot Coleman is widely recognized as the 'master' of the master gardeners. His new book, The Winter Harvest Handbook--which tells us how to produce local food even in winter in cold climates like Maine, without a lot of energy--now joins his other delightful books as another lovely read, packed with powerful and practical ideas tha...
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Leguminous crops
HyMark High Spots: Pulse Crops
" pulse (Latin "puls",[1] from Ancient Greek πόλτος poltos "porridge"),[2] sometimes called a "grain legume",[3] is an annual leguminous crop yielding from one to twelve seeds of variable size, shape, and color within a pod. Pulses are used for food for humans and other animals.
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Food and (not vs.) Cash Crops | Farming First
At the recent Borlaug Symposium in Ethiopia, ICRISAT researchers presented a paper examining the question of what the balance should be between food and cash crops. The presentation used the examples of Ethiopia and Tanzania to show how crops have served both food and cash purposes, for the benefit of reducing poverty and hunger in developing countries.
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Ukraine sows 7.7 million ha with spring and leguminous crops - RSSPump
Despite the dry and rather hot weather, the state of sowing in Ukraine gives no rise to concern. Shale gas deal chevron, 2022 winter olympics, [...]
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Ukraine sows 7.7 mln ha with spring and leguminous crops - Ukraine - News - Ukraine Business Online
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Belarus harvests half of areas under grain and leguminous crops - Russia News Cloud
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Production Update
October is always a super busy month on our farm and while there is still plenty to be done, it feels like we can finally pause long enough to catch our breath. All of the field prep for next year’s strawberry field is finished and we are just waiting for it to dry out enough to have the beds listed up (we pre-irrigate the field so that the extra-tall beds will hold their shape when they are formed).
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Pulses (leguminous plants) Values and Management: Why farmers should avoid Certain Practices | Collecting and Exchange of Local Agricultural Content
Most pulses provide essential plant proteins in the food we eat and they are therefore a particularly important part of a balanced diet. This is especially for children, nursing mothers and elderly. They are also related and intercropped with other crop since they fix nitrogen in the soil. Pulses belong to the family that include…
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Leguminous Plants May Reduce The Risk Of Suffering Cancer Of The Colon (EUFIC)
A research group of the Animal Nutrition Unit at Zaidín Experimental Station, which is owned by the Higher Board of Scientific Research, located in Armilla (Granada), have demonstrated that leguminous plants can have beneficial effects on the body. Amongst others, eating these foods can reduce the probability of suffering cancer of the colon, as they reduce the replication ratio of tumour cells.
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Can Leguminous Cover Crops Partially Replace Nitrogen Fertilization in Mississippi Delta Cotton Production?
International Journal of Agronomy is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of agronomy.
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