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Légumes vivaces et nutrition

Eric Toensmeier

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Nous avons été heureux d'apprendre que les LV ont un excellent potentiel pour remédier aux carences en éléments nutritifs. Sur les 240 LV pour lesquels nous disposions de données, 154 étaient surabondantes (« très élevées » ou « extrêmement élevées ») pour au moins un élément nutritif, et souvent pour plus d'un. En fait, 23 espèces (10 % des LV pour lesquels nous avons trouvé des données) étaient surabondantes dans quatre éléments nutritifs  clés ou plus nécessaires pour remédier aux carences ! Nous avons été particulièrement intéressés de constater que les arbres à feuilles comestibles étaient surabondants en plusieurs éléments nutritifs  que tout autre type de LV. 

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