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Related to Medicago: Medicago sativa, Medicago lupulina
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Noun1.Medicago - a genus of herbs that resemble cloverMedicago - a genus of herbs that resemble clover
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
medic, medick, trefoil - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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Study of some morphological traits and selection of drought-resistant alfalfa cultivars (Medicago sativa L.) in Jiroft, Iran.
Matthiola tricuspidata, Anthemis tomentosa, Medicago littoralis, and Silene colorata all diagnostic species of the class Thero-Brachypodietea (Diez-Garretas & al., 2003), are the inhabitants of this habitat type which occurs in the Spercheios River Delta and in the coastal wetlands near the village of Oropos (Table 3).
Medick, or Medicago - better know today as lucerne or alfalfa - produces high-quality forage and is valuable for green manuring.
Researchers first looked at whether a plant in the bean family, Medicago truncatula, could distinguish between different closely related fungi known to provide different amounts of phosphorus to partners.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is considered the most important forage legume in the world with nearly 32 million hectares cultivated chiefly in temperate regions (Mizukami et al., 2006; Du et al., 2009).
Vicia faba "haba", Medicago sativa "alfalfa", Persea americana "palto", Spartium junceum "retama", Gladiolus sp "gladiolo", Piper angustifolium "matico", Phaseolus sp.
"Thanks to the efforts and experience of our partners Alexandria Real Estate Equities and BE&K Building Group as well as our employees at Medicago, we are confident that this fast-track project will be delivered on time," said Andy Sheldon, president and CEO of Medicago.
Epipactis atrorubens (#) S 1 (0.2) 2 (0.2) Epipactis helleborine (#) S Erucastrum gallicum 1 (0.1) Erysimum cheiranthoides R Festuca pratensis CSR 4 (0.4) Festuca rubra CSR 1 (0.1) Galium album Leucanthemum vulgare C/CSR Medicago lupulina R/SR Medicago sativa C/CSR Medicago x varia C/CSR Melilotus albus CR Orchis militaris (#) S/SR Orthilia secunda Pastinaca sativa 2 (0.2) Pilosella officinarum S/CSR 2 (0.2) Pilosella sp.
Current projects involving the collection include genetic mapping of Rhizobium found in association with alfalfa and other Medicago species from Egypt, Spain, and Tunisia.
berseem clover, Persian clover and Medicago are legume species well adapted to the soil and climate conditions of Mediterranean.