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2005) show that the intercropping of corn and jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis) led to a significant reduction in the level of weed infestation, probably because of a suppressing allelopathic effect by the jack bean plant.
Key words: Jack beans, Canavalia ensiformis, TMEn, antinutritive factors, canavanine, concanavalin A, roosters.
In 1926, urease from jack beans became the first enzyme crystallized in the laboratory.
Department of Agriculture lab, he often wonders what pharmaceutical secrets may be hidden inside the velvet beans, jack beans, and winged beans tucked away in paper bags in the 40 [degrees] F air.