grass pea

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Noun1.grass pea - European annual grown for forage; seeds used for food in India and for stock elsewhere
genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
vetchling - any of various small plants of the genus Lathyrus; climb usually by means of tendrils
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The Trust is now providing in-perpetuity funding to 17 major food crops: rice, cassava, wheat, barley, faba bean, pearl millet, maize, forages, banana edible avoids, grass pea, sorghum, yam, chick pea and lentil.
The major pulse crops grown in the country are chickpea, lentil, pea, black gram, green gram, mung bean, mash bean, kidney bean, faba bean, pigeon pea, cowpea and grass pea.
Last year, while the epidemic in Ethiopia was rampant, we had planned an experiment with preventive medicine containing the nutrients that are deficient in grass pea and costing 3 cents per person per day, but no backer was found.