Medicago sativa

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Synonyms for Medicago sativa

important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop

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Evans PM, Howieson JG, Nutt BJ (2005) Increased yield and persistence of several annual medic species and Medicago sativa by inoculation with selected strains of Sinorhizobium.
The buffers of the three sites received similar species in the erosion control applications, that is, Medicago sativa L.
Alfalfa, Medicago sativa, has no other close weedy relatives.
Medicago sativa is a polymorphic species with a variation pattern that has been complicated by hybridization and gene flow, mediated naturally or by human forces.
craccivora samples from USA and Spain were sequenced in this study: 99EM0214, from Medicago sativa L.
Medicago sativa (alfalfa) is a good source of plant tissues, because it has been found to tolerate heavy metals and grow well in contaminated soils (Baligar et al.
The upland species Medicago sativa and Eclipta prostrata were more abundant in sediment samples than in wetland samples.
Paffetti D, Daguin F, Fancelli S, Gnocchi S, Lippi E Scotti C, Bazzicalupo M (1998) Influence of plant genotype on the selection of nodulating Sinorhizobium meliloti by Medicago sativa.
Medicago sativa (alfalfa), with well-studied nodules, can be easily transformed and regenerated, but it is an autotetraploid and it inbreeds.
Phytoextraction of Au: Uptake, accumulation and cellular distribution in Medicago sativa and Brassica juncea.