tepary bean

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tep·a·ry bean

1. An annual twining plant (Phaseolus acutifolius) in the pea family that is native to the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico and bears long pods with edible seeds.
2. A seed of this plant.

[American Spanish tépari, from ópata (Uto-Aztecan language of Sonora) tepari, genitive of tepa, bean.]

tep′a•ry bean`

(ˈtɛp ə ri)
a twining or bushy plant, Phaseolus acutifolius latifolius, of the legume family, cultivated in the southwestern U.S. and N Mexico for its edible seeds.
[1910–15, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tepary bean - twining plant of southwestern United States and Mexico having roundish white or yellow or brown or black beans
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
shell bean, shell bean plant - a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
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Genetic diversity in Tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) landraces grown in Botwana.
The cereal crops tested were maize, sorghum, pearl and finger millet, and legumes: tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolias), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Bambara nut (Vigna subterranea), groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan.
I will fill an empirical void by, for the first time, testing this critical hypothesis in (1) naturally drought- and heat- tolerant tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) using transcriptomic analysis, and (2) by transgenic enhancement of pod-specific stomatal conductance in the stress-intolerant common bean (P.
Yield and nitrogen fixation response by drought tolerant Tepary Bean Phaselous acutifolus A Gray var.
Thermal inactivation of tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius), soybean and lima bean protease inhibitors: effect of acidic and basic pH.
During our initial year of planting they ate every single leaf off of our Tepary bean crop.
Tepary bean and fennel ragout SERVES 4 | 2 1/4 HOURS, PLUS AT LEAST 4 HOURS TO SOAK This stew is also delicious made with other Southwest heirloom beans (shown at left) or regular pintos.
1994) reported that tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius var lactifolius) major storage globulins was composed of three glycosylated polypeptides with estimated molecular weights of 49,500, 45,890, and 44,510 daltons.
XAN 159 with the pedigree UI-114/PI319441//PI319443/3/'Masterpiece' is an advanced breeding line from CIAT with resistance to common bacterial blight derived from tepary bean (P.
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One of the major QTL found in Great Northern Nebraska #1 Sel 27 (GNN #1 Sel 27) and linked with SCAR marker SAP6 was derived from the great northern dry bean landrace Montana 5 and not the tepary bean as previously thought (Miklas et al.