golden gram

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Noun1.golden gram - erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Vigna, Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
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MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have advised farmers to sow golden gram traditionally called 'Moong' from first to last week of March to get better production.
Khemka allegedly approved the purchase of 10,000 quintals of golden gram seeds from a private agency which did not fulfil the tender requirements.
South Africa's Rangold has obtained exploration permits for the Ndjole region; two Australian companies (Lafayette and African Mining Resources), Canada's Golden Gram and US Golden Star also plan to develop projects.
Under the terms of the joint venture agreement, Managem can purchase a 54% interest in Golden Gram Gabon Resources, SearchGold's Gabonese subsidiary that owns 100% of the Bakoudou Project, for CDN $1.
Management is very confident to obtain excellent grade results given the fact that drill core recovery is over 95 percent compared to 20 percent and 52 percent from previous work from the Comilog and Golden Gram Inc.