Lathyrus sativus

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Noun1.Lathyrus sativus - 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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Root extract from cowpea, safflower and chickling pea also, highly reduced wild barley root growth.
Root extracts of mung bean, sugar beet, chickling pea, alfalfa and sunflower showed the highest inhibitory effect on root growth of wheat.
Previously, the team linked an amino acid in chickling peas (which are consumed in Africa and Asia, especially during famines) to a related neurological disorder called lathyrism.