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Legumes

A family of plants that bear edible seeds in pods, including beans and peas.
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legumes (ləgyoomz´),

n a plant belonging to the order Fabales and family Leguminosae. Examples of legumes are beans, peas, and lentils.

Patient discussion about legumes

Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans

A. Yes, it's possible, although not extremely common. You can read more here (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/food_allergy/page2_em.htm)

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And, if you add one more element to your garden crop rotation, you can reap even bigger benefits: By adding legumes to your crop rotation, you can actually maintain higher nitrogen levels in your soil.
Several studies have shown that deer and other mammalian herbivores exhibit high selectivity for legumes over other plants (Huntly, 1991; Knops et al.
Legumes and meat analogues consumption are associated with hip fracture risk independently of meat intake among Caucasian men and women: the Adventist Health Study-2.
Le president de la chambre des legumes et des fruits Akrem Boukra a annonce dans une declaration a Mosaique Fm que Les vendeurs des legumes ont des revendications et demandent notamment a consulter le ministere du commerce sur la marge des benefices qui n'a pas ete revisee depuis des annees ainsi que sur montant du loyer de leurs espaces de vente mis a leur disposition par la municipalite de Tunis '.
Legumes are plants that bare their fruit in pods, which are casings with two halves, or hinges.
Dans une declaration faite ce mardi 20 fevrier 2018 a Africanmanager, Wiem Badi, directrice aupres de l'Observatoirenational de l'approvisionnement et desprix, a affirme que les prix des legumes touchant en particulier (les petits pois, les tomates, les pommes de terre, viande blanchesAa) ont connu une baisse remarquable par rapport a l'annee 2016.
Following a volume on improved breeding and cultivation of grain legumes as a group, agricultural scientists here apply those principles and practices to particular grain legumes.
Aberystwyth University is playing a leading role in the [euro]5m EUCLEG project, which aims to breed new varieties of pulses and forage legume crops.
GRDC Manager Soils and Nutrition South, Dr Stephen Loss, says the project will develop recently discovered pasture legumes and innovative management techniques that benefit livestock and crop production and promote their adoption by mixed farmers.
This paper presents crop production and soil N data from 16 dryland cropping experiments undertaken at different locations across eastern Australia during 1989-2016 which aimed to quantify the N benefits derived from including legumes in cereal-dominated cropping sequences.
The cereal grains such as wheat, rice, sorghum and maize, and the food legumes which include a wide variety of beans provide more than 70% of the calories and protein for the majority of poor people in the developing world (Yasin et al.