Lens culinaris


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Related to Lens culinaris: Cicer arietinum, Vigna radiata
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Noun1.Lens culinaris - widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodderLens culinaris - widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder
lentil - round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
lentil - the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
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Lentils, also known as Lens culinaris, are edible legume crops which are widely cultivated for food and feed production.
Among different leguminous crops, lentil (Lens culinaris L.) is also very important crop of Pakistan where, per capita consumption is 15 kg per year.
Background: Lentil (Lens culinaris) is an important legume with a total production of 4 million tonnes/year globally.
Lentil seeds (Lens culinaris Medik.) were supplied by the Southeastern Anatolia Agricultural Research Institute (cultivars Firat87, Ciftci, and Sultan).The seeds were screened for size homogeneity and surface-sterilized for 15 min in 5% (w/v) [Ca(OCl).sub.2] followed by rinsing and soaking in distilled water.
Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) is designed as one of the oldest legumes.
It is a rich and cheap source of vegetarian protein which is sometimes used as green vegetable dish whereas, other food legumes such as pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan), green gram (Vigna radiata), blackgram (Vigna mungo) and lentils (Lens culinaris) are essentially consumed after drying and preservation.
Lentil (Lens culinaris Medic.) is a pulse crop which belongs to the family Leguminosae.
Anju, "Correlation studies in lentil (Lens culinaris M.)," Annals of Biology, vol.
Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) is an important grain legume crop in Pakistan.
Lentils (Lens culinaris) are indigenous to central Asia and one of the oldest cultivated legumes or pulses.
cribraria did not lay eggs nor did nymphs develop on sweet orange (Citrus x sinensis (L.) Osbeck), peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.), chickpea (Cicer arietinum (L.)), lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus), mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) and jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb).