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Synonyms for legume

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Legumes are excellent sources of protein, which is crucial for muscle and skin health, and many bodily functions.
Rather than brands, the common thread appears to be legumes (peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas, soybeans, peanuts), pulses (seeds of legumes), and/or potatoes as main ingredients in the food.
Bouyed by the realisation, she planted the legume on an acre, intercropping it with maize or rotating it with maize to suppress the parasitic weed that usually kills the cereal crop.
Experimental design and treatments: The experiment was conducted in a randomized complete block design with 3 replications and the treatments were 2 grass species (Chloris gayana and Panicum coloratum) and 2 forage legumes (Melilotus alba and Medicago sativa) grown in pure-stands and in mixtures using a seed rate proportions of 50:50, 67:33, 33:67, 75:25 and 25:75 of the grass and legume component, respectively.
IBERS legume breeder Dr David Lloyd said: "The project will focus on forage crops that can deliver up to 2.3 tonnes protein per hectare per year, while grain legumes reach up to 1.3 tonnes/ha."
The effects of 28 legume grain crops and five BM legume crops on soil mineral N were quantified in 16 experiments conducted during a 25-year period.
The legume crops were able to grow and produce biomass and some legumes produced grain yield (Table 2).
Legume dry matter mass yield (LDMMY), expressed as kg of DM [ha.sup.-1] [cut.sup.-1], was determined after total dry matter correction, considering air-dry matter (ADM) and oven-dry matter (ODM).
The herbaceous plant has an indeterminate growth habit with trifoliate leaves and legume pods containing 10-20 golden brownish seeds.
Actualites Eecrit par Fairouz El Mouden Q u'est-ce qui justifie aujourd'hui cette flambee exageree des prix de vente des legumes et a qui profite-t-elle vraiment ?
Most maize-growing areas in the country can be regarded as maize-legume based farming systems; the difference lies in the maize varieties and legume species grown.
Moreover, this study also compared the effect of different germination techniques on legume phenolic compounds and their antioxidant activity.
It is estimated that legume crops and pastures can fix almost three million tons of the nitrogen in a year (Ryder and Denton, 2014).
For example, legume proteins can be successfully used in baked products to obtain a protein-enriched product with an improved amino acid balance.