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drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material

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9% interest in its Guar Bean Production joint venture in South Africa.
Then those neighbors by the thousands stopped growing lentils and millet and jumped on the guar bean bandwagon.
The guar bean is mainly grown in India, Pakistan and Australia, with smaller crops in the US, China, and Africa.
The guar bean (Cyanopsis tetragonoloba) project, introduced in Zimbabwe in 1998 (Nyamapfene and Mugova 2002) provides a good case for interhousehold analysis because the project is still in its infancy and therefore provides a good example of technological change.
Earlier this week, Anglo African Agriculture announced it was taking steps to dispose of the Guar Bean Production JV stake.
Guar gum is a natural substance from the guar bean, which produces the indigestible soluble gel made of two sugars.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 29, 2016-Anglo African Agriculture to Sell Stake in Loss-Making Guar Bean JV
The gum is derived from the endosperm of the guar bean, which has the following composition: hull (14-17%), germ (43-47%) and endosperm (35-42%).
Extracted from guar beans and the seeds of the carob tree.
The production processes involve harvesting and drying of guar beans following growing season.
Integrated Food and Energy Developments Pty Ltd propose to create an extensive agricultural hub producing sugar and guar beans for Asian markets, Mr Seeney said.
About 80 per cent of the world's guar beans are grown in India where the crop was originally introduced as an economical source of cattle feed.
Rhodia's guar-based range, mainly sold under the Jaguar trade name, is derived from the vegetable and renewable fibers of guar beans.
Halliburton had warned last month that a shortage of guar beans in India would depress margins at its pressure pumping operations in shale fields, a key profit driver for the company.
Rhodia's guar-based range, mainly sold under the Jaguar trade name, is derived from vegetable and renewable fibers of guar beans.