Lablab purpureus


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Related to Lablab purpureus: Dolichos lablab, hyacinth bean
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Noun1.Lablab purpureus - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seedsLablab purpureus - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
genus Lablab, Lablab - one species: hyacinth bean
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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(Fabaceae) (Diffie & Srinivasan 2010), and Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet (Fabaceae) (Etienne et al.
Major pulses grown in India include chickpea or bengal gram (Cicer arietinum), pigeonpea or red gram (Cajanus cajan), lentil (Lens culinaris), urdbean or black gram (Vigna mungo), mungbean or green gram (Vigna radiata), lablab bean (Lablab purpureus), moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia), horse gram (Dolichos uniflorus), pea (Pisum sativum L.), grass pea or khesari (Lathyrus sativus), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), and broad bean or faba bean (Vicia faba).
Induction of oxidative stress and antioxidative mechanisms in Hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) under Zn stress.
The movement of food crops between Africa and Asia dates as far back as the third millennium bce and involves a variety of basic staples such as sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) and finger millet (Eleusine coracana), numerous varieties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) from Africa to South and South-east Asia; and banana (Musa x paradisiaca), water yam (Dioscorea alata), taro or cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta), coconut (Cocos nucifera) and common or broomcorn millet (Panicum miliaceum) to Africa and Madagascar.
For example, it has been shown that most farmers would prefer to use raw Lablab purpureus (lablab beans) to feed chicken in order to eliminate the cost of transporting the raw beans to the processor and back to the farm as well as trying to avoid the processing and other handling costs involved [44].
In a cow preference study (Horadagoda, 2009), cows grazed soybean for a significantly greater time (approximately 70%) than alternative forages such as cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) and lablab (Lablab purpureus).
Herbaceous legumes (Lablab purpureus) offer a low cost opportunity for maintaining soil fertility by contributing nutrient during decomposition with slow release of nutrient which may be better timed with plant uptake while reducing nutrients losses [9,10].
villosa, Lablab purpureus, Lathyrus tuberosus, Rhodotypos scandens, multiple species of Rubus spp., Spirea japonica, etc.).
Total scores equal or higher than 6.25 were found for seven species; we suggest that Albizia lebbeck, Pueraria phaseoloides, Lablab purpureus, Securigera varia, Delonix regia, Clitoria ternatea, and Spartium junceum should receive high-priority attention.
Molecular diversity and phylogeny of rhizobia associated with Lablab purpureus (Linn.) grown in Southern China.
The Australian Pea (Lablab purpureus) is not often seen for sale but can provide rapid cover for sheds, fences and tree trunks.