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Handbook of Tropical Legume Cultivation

Handbook of Tropical Legume Cultivation


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General Considerations

1. Taxonomy of Legumes

2. Geographical distribution and ecological characteristics of legumes

3. Role of legumes in traditional farming systems in the tropics

4. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation

5. Diseases and insects pests of legumes and their control

6. Problems in use of legumes for food

7. Seed procurement and information on legumes


Description of particular crops

1. Soybeans

2. Groundnut

3. Chickpea

4. Pigeonpea

5. Lentil

6. Black gram and green gram

7. Cowpea

8. Grass pea

9. Sword bean and jack bean

10. Velvet bean