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  1. Edible portion: Seeds, Nut, Leaves, Vegetable A deciduous tree up to 7-20 m high. It spreads to 4 m across. It loses many of its leaves during the hot dry season of the year. The stem is erect and slender. The bark is smooth and light brown. The leaves are green and divided twice into leaflets....
  2. 1985-01-01 The two groups of plants of greatest importance to world agriculture are grasses (such as maize, wheat, rice, sorghum, pearl millet, sugar cane, and forage grasses) and legumes (such as peas, beans, soybeans, alfalfa, clovers, cowpeas). Legumes are extremely important because of the high...
  3. Some 3 billion people in the world live outside the cash economy in the world’s poorest nations. Food security and regular supply are their daily concerns. Chronic malnutrition is a leading cause of death and disease for them. Young children are amongst the most affected. One child every 5-10...
  4. Legumes Edible parts -Seeds, Leaves, Spice, Vegetable A small erect bean up to 60 cm tall. It grows each year from seed. Straggling kinds can occur. Stems, leaves and pods aresoftly hairy. The leaves have 3 leaflets. The leaflets have stalks. Flowers are small and white or blue. They occur in...
  5. 1985-01-01 This directory includes food legumes, cereals, and vegetables. 53 pages, illustrated Directory of Germplasm Collections
  6. 2003-01-01 This notebook is a special issue of Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2003 on Increasing Mucuna's Potential as a Food and Feed Crop. Mucuna Velvet Bean / Notebook.
  7. 1997-01-01 The workshop held focused on gathering information on current improved technology and practices and potential technologies, specifically related to MYMV resistance and improved cultural practices available for evaluation, so that a network approach could be developed, and detailed activities...
  8. 1986-01-01 The objective of this unit is to describe the morphological characteristics that differentiate the cultivated species of the genus Phaseolus. Agronomic and adaptative characteristics will be considered, as well as the potential use and genetic variability of each species.
  9. 1996-01-19 This publication lists the pathogens and locations where they are distributed for chickpeas and pigeonpeas.
  10. 1978-01-01 Papers Presented in the 1st International Symposium on Developing the Potentials of the Winged Bean, January, 1978, Manila, Philippines. One outcome of the symposium was the discovery that the great potential offered by this plant seems to be matched only by the complex problems, biology-or...