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vetch

legumes in the genera Lathyrus, Vicia, Astragalus.
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Two months prior to his Vetch appearance the European footballer of the year had scored six goals in an 8-2 win over Northampton in the FA Cup.
She said the Butterfly Conservation had followed up NIEA's discovery with a further visit to the site, specifically to survey the extent of Kidney Vetch, the caterpillar's sole food plant, and to hunt for Small Blue eggs laid on the flower heads.
Because hairy vetch is generally allowed to grow for ~7 months before incorporation, its cellulose and lignin contents, and hence decomposition rates followed by GHG emission, might vary depending on its growth duration.
It was 10 years ago The Vetch, Swansea's "Field of Dreams", was let go by the club as it searched for glory at the gleaming, white painted, glass and steel newcomer, the Liberty Stadium.
However, legumes like grazing vetch are associated with low C:N ratios which fall far below the critical level for net mineralization, resulting in faster breakdown of their residues.
Kidney vetch seeds and planting kits were sent out to Oldcastle and St Roberts primary schools, where the children planted the seeds and grew them in their classrooms.
2--Hand weeding weeds in both 35-25 and 65-55 days after germination of vetch
The species were intercropped according to the treatments: Lopsided Oat with Ryegrass (LO+RG); Common Oat with Ryegrass (CO+RG); Lopsided Oat with Vetch (LO+V); Common Oat with Vetch (CO+V); Lopsided Oat with Ryegrass and Vetch (LO+RG+V) and Common Oat with Ryegrass and Vetch (CO+RG+V).