1. 01/01/2003 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.
  2. EdiblePortion: Seeds, Young pods, Leaves, Vegetable An evergreen herb of shrub. It is a climbing vine. It climbs to 6 m high. It can re-grow each year or live for a few years. Thestems are slender with long, slender branches. They are very hairy when young. The leaves are alternate with sword...
  3. 20/07/2006 Trichomes from Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. var. pruriens (also known as kewach or cow-itch) are effective in removing parasitic worms in pregnant does.
  4. 20/01/2003 In 1997 Milton Flores with CIDICCO in Honduras provided our seedbank with seed for a bush velvet bean that is being grown widely in Brazil. We have grown and distributed this bush velvet bean on a limited scale since that time, and now are offering it to our network.
  5. 19/12/1993 Velvet bean,Mucuna pruriens, hasprobably had more impact on farmers lives than any plant distributed from our seedbank.
  6. 19/01/1995 More information about detoxifying Velvet Beans.
  7. 19/10/1994 The use of cover crops in orchards and plantations. Since the early 1900s legumes have been used as cover crops in oil palm plantations in Asia. More recently it is being evaluated for other trees: soursop (Annona muricata) in Costa Rica, citrus in Honduras and Surinam, bananas in Panama, etc....
  8. 19/01/1995 Information about green manure and cover crop legumes.
  9. 19/04/1997 Information about seed set and nutrition of velvet beans.
  10. 19/06/1992 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.