hairy vetch

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Noun1.hairy vetch - European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover cropshairy vetch - European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover crops
genus Vicia, Vicia - widely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
tare - any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
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Legume crops include perennial clover and winter annuals such as field peas, hairy vetch, and various clovers.
Other cover crops to consider for big gardens include hairy vetch, crimson clover, buckwheat and winter rye.
Briefly, the plot trial consisted of five treatments, with three replicates: (1) chemical fertiliser (CF); (2) hairy vetch (HV; Vicia villosa) mulch; (3) oats (Avena strigosa) mulch; (4) HV plus oats mulch; and (5) hairy vetch incorporated.
Non-perennial legumes: hairy vetch, Austrian winter peas, field peas, forage soybeans, and crimson clover or any annual clover
Crops such as sweet clover, crimson clover and hairy vetch perform the vital function of fertilization, with the addition of animal manures when used.
2011), who reported positive effects of the presence of IBA with TDZ on shoot regeneration frequency of hairy vetch using mature seed explants.
To improve soil texture and fertility, plant nitrogen-fixing cover crops like crimson clover, fava beans, and hairy vetch.
Mohammadi [21] also reported that corn yield was not significantly influenced when hairy vetch (as a living mulch) was interseeded simultaneous with corn planting or 10 days after corn emergence.
Now research has shown that planting tomatoes in fields of killed and rolled hairy vetch, which serves as a mulch, activates some of the metabolic pathways and genes that make tomato plants more vigorous-and their fruit more tasty and nutritious.
Green manure crops such as alfalfa and hairy vetch are grown for the primary purpose of plowing under to improve soil quality.