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snap bean

snap bean

n
1. (Plants) any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the US for their crisp edible unripe pods
2. (Cookery) the pod of such a plant
[C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating]

snap′ bean`


n.
a crisp bean pod, as a green bean or a wax bean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap bean - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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Snap bean plants supplied with high calcium concentrations in the nutrient solution presented higher dry mass of the stem and leaves and high calcium accumulation in the leaves, followed by reproductive organs and stem (Pomper & Grusak, 2004; Schmitt et al.
usitatus of 4 leguminous vegetable plant species: snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Start by picking some when the pods are small and skinny, as the French do, letting others get full-sized for the more typical snap bean harvest.
Kent Burkey, USDA-ARS/North Carolina State University, provided snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) seeds of two cultivars: one [O.
Reverse all the legumes crops, the nitrogen (N) fertilizer requirement of snap bean plant is high, due to it is weak in the fixation of atmospheric N.
In a recent study from Cornell University, snap bean production doubled when beans were planted after corn rather than after snap beans.
Three of the young "kleinen Feinen" offerings are sold in 300g bags; prinzessbohnen, a tender variety of snap bean which the company describes as a "big hit;" young peas, and broccoli florets ("more floret, less stem").
Roos (1984) similarly reported that white-seeded lines of snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.
In Brazil, data on snap bean production and market relevance are scarce, given the lack of reliable statistics and systematized information.