lima bean


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Synonyms for lima bean

bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds

bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds

broad flat beans simmered gently

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Radhika Venkatesan, a PhD student from India, completed a series of experiments on this topic and tested whether nectar secretion in Lima beans is light dependent.
Regarding pests, all lima beans are subject to bean beetles--a universal problem.
Cariblanco N is not recommended for most northern California regions of Sutter, Yuba, Glenn, Butte, and Colusa Counties or other subirrigated areas, including the Sacramento-Stockton Delta, which appear more suited to Mezcla and 'Wilbur', the most widely grown cultivars of vine baby Lima beans under those conditions.
To test the effects of variation in plant quality on the population size of big-eyed bugs, we manipulated the presence of pods on lima bean plants in 20 x 30 m field plots.
Ellie and I stood, barefoot, our feet tangled together with lima beans sprouting everywhere.
Seven to 10 cm long shoots were cut from treated plants and leaf replicates and numbers of predators tested were as described in the lima bean bioassays at 0, 3, 7, 14, and 21 d in order to determine the mortality of the residues to P.
1993) considered this species to be not different from the Andean wild form of Lima bean.
Seeds of collard, black eye pea, eggplant, lima bean, mustard, bell pepper, tomato, spinach, squash, and pumpkin were set in the pollutant gases NO2, SO2, and CO at concentrations of 24 ppm for 24 hrs.
The rotation crops included susceptible Maxxa cotton, which comprises about 70% of cotton plantings in California, susceptible Pima S7 cotton, susceptible lima bean, resistant cowpea, and resistant alfalfa.
But Charles Shaffer's lima bean dish is, if not the first of its kind, certainly the first within memory of the current Sunset editors.
Some variations include kuku sabzi, potato kuku, lima bean kuku, squash kuku, zucchini kuku, etc.
gt;Utilizing the lima bean genome, the University of Delawares Department of Plant and Soil Science will identify disease resistance genes from their diversity panel and improve the marker system developed to deploy durable disease resistance genes in lima bean cultivars.
Beautifully and profusely illustrated from cover to cover, the recipes range from Canadian-Bacon Mini Quiches; Chicken Puffs with Onion Sauce; Ham & Lima Bean Soup; and Meatloaf Patties; to Beef, Zucchini & Polenta Mini Casseroles with Marinated Broccoli Sprouts; Pan-Seared Steaks with Pomegranate Mushroom Sauce; Mini Apple Pies; and Baked Churros.
The development times of the 2 larval stages (first and second instar larvae) were longer on lima bean than on snap bean, cowpea, and pea, but were not significantly different among snap bean, cowpea, and pea.