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This book deals mainly with the edible mature seeds of leguminous plants which belong to the family of Leguminosae. Included are chapters on the history of legumes, production and consumption, seed structure and composition, toxic constitutents in legumes, methods of processing and cooking legumes and the nutritional value of processed legumes.

Publication Details

  • Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • ISBN-10: 9251011818
  • Dewey Decimal: 641.356
  • ECHO Library: 641.356 FAO