Neonotonia wightii, Pueraria phaseoloides, Macrotyloma
axilare, and Arachis pintoi belong to the Fabaceae family and are often used as forage legumes and are beneficial to agroforestry activities, including soil conservation, weed management, and increases in organic matter and nitrogen in the soil (SANTOS, et al., 2015).
Species of tropical legumes that showed potential to be cultivated in SPSs include: Arachis pintoi, Calopogonium mucunoides, Stylosanthes spp., Pueraria phaseoloides and Macrotyloma
axillare (Andrade et al., 2004; Carvalho & Pires, 2008; Almeida et al., 2015).
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The major arid legumes are Clusterbean (Cya mopsis tetragonoloba), Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia) and Horse gram (Macrotyloma
uniflorum) which are predominantly grown in arid and semiarid tracks of Indian subcontinents.
Walp) and ground bean (Macrotyloma
Among underutilized legumes, horsegram (Macrotyloma
uniflorum), family Fabaceae is one of the minor or lesser known neglected legume mainly cultivated in Asian and African countries as a dual purpose crop.
While studying the effect of mutagens on quantitative characters of M2 and M3 generations of horsegram (Macrotyloma
uniflorum) Bolbhat and Dhumal  reported that combination of gamma irradiation and ethyl-methane sulphurnate (EMS) increased 1000 seed weight.
Philip, "Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Macrotyloma
uniflorum," Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, vol.