Legume sentence example

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  • Most plants from the legume family have the ability to "fix" nitrogen, making them perfect choices for companion planting.
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  • The soil inoculant is the bacteria that legume roots incorporate to make their own nitrogen.
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  • Probably the first cultivated legume, sometimes linked with wheat and barley, which may have been domesticated at around the same time.
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  • However, peas, like any other legume, contain substances that are not desirable for an infant formula.
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  • White clover has been an important constituent of fodder since the 17th century and is the most important pasture legume in Britain.
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  • Field beans and peas are the main grain legume crops in the UK with, between them, around 250,000 ha grown.
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  • Crop and pasture legume suitability varied with soil type, so regional diversity was more readily apparent.
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  • Hippocrepis comosa is a nitrogen-fixing legume and prefers soils that are deficient in nitrogen.
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  • Also important for symbiotic nitrogen fixation is a specialized set of cytochromes required for respiration in the low oxygen concentration found in legume nodules.
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  • The legume symbiont, Sinorhizobium meliloti, is tremendously important for fixing nitrogen from the air into plant roots and the soil.
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  • The Rhizobium group is studying the bacterial and legume genes involved in establishing and maintaining the symbiosis.
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  • Rhizobium bacteria in the nodules fix atmospheric nitrogen and make it available to the legume plant.
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  • The peanut isn't actually a nut - it is a legume.
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  • Each seed is contained in a separate cavity by the folding inwards of thewalls of the legume at equal intervals; the legume, when ripe,separates transversely into single-seeded portions.
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