vetch

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any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers

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9) Toxicity of the milk vetches is primarily attributed to the nitro-compounds.
lentils, chick peas and seed vetches harvested in their dry state.
The use of cover crops such as wheat, oats, clovers, and vetches provides large amounts of biomass to cover the soil surface.
At the Special Agriculture Committee in Tampere, Finland, on September 13, the European Commission unveiled a report on the implementation of the system covering certain grain legumes (lentils, chickpeas and vetches grown for use in animal feed and for human consumption in dried form).