Pisum sativum

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Noun1.Pisum sativum - plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than driedPisum sativum - plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried
genus Pisum, Pisum - small genus of variable annual Eurasian vines: peas
pea plant, pea - a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
garden pea - the flattened to cylindric inflated multi-seeded fruit of the common pea plant
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Hydroastivum P and Crodasone P are both derived from the superfood Pisum sativum or "pea" that is popular for its high protein content, unique assortment of phyto-nutrients and antioxidant properties.
Pea protein is derived from the yellow pea, Pisum sativum, a plant that has been a source of food in ancient cultures dating back to 6000 BC.
Induction of several antioxidant enzymes in the selection of a salt-tolerant line of Pisum sativum.
Lesser amounts of Linum usitatissimum (flax), Lens culinaris (lentil) and Pisum sativum (pea) were also present.
An international team of scientists led by Professor Noel Ellis from Aberystwyth University, outlined how they studied a mutant pea plant, Pisum sativum, to identify the gene that leads to formation of flowering branches on plants.