Vicia sativa


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Related to Vicia sativa: Vicia sepium, Vicia villosa, Vicia hirsuta
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Noun1.Vicia sativa - herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-buildingVicia sativa - herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-building
vetch - any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage and soil-building plants
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Fuller A Vetch, or Vicia sativa, is a member of the legume family and is sometimes planted in vegetable plots as a green manure - its roots have nitrogen fixing properties so can enrich a soil depleted of the element.
Fuller Walmer, Kent Hi Vetch, or Vicia sativa, is a member of the legume family and is sometimes planted in vegetable plots as a green manure - its roots have nitrogen fixing properties so can enrich a soil depleted of the element.
Forage production and interspecific competition of oats (Avena sativa) and common vetch (Vicia sativa) association under dry land and high-altitude conditions
Diploid barley (Hordeum vulgare L., 2n=2x=14, 2C=10.65-10.68 pg, 1C=5,022-5,218 Mbp, TiRYAKi; TUNA, 2012; TUNA et al., 2001; BENNETT; LEITCH, 2011) and diploid common vetch (Vicia sativa L., 2n=2x=12, 2C=3.69-3.79 pg, 1C=1,808-1,857 Mbp, KAHLAOUI et al., 2009) are among the internal reference standards used in FC.
It can concluded that the high protein, moderate fiber contents and high in vitro digestibility found in Ammophila arenaria, Trigonella maritime and Vicia monantha, Vicia sativa, Ononis vaginalis, Atriplex nummularia and Lycium shawii make them good quality wild forage plant species that can be used in ruminants' nutrition under Egyptian rangelands conditions.
A las parcelas secundarias se asignaron dos niveles de agregado de Vicia sativa (sin y con agregado de V.
After its establishment, winter legume (Vicia sativa) commonly known as vetch and summer legume (Vigna unguiculata) commonly known as cow peas, were sown as inter crop in the established grass but after its harvesting.
Entre as especies mais cultivadas no Brasil, destaca-se a ervilhaca peluda (Vicia villosa Rotl) e a ervilhaca comum (Vicia sativa L.), sendo diferenciadas com relativa facilidade: um biotipo possui folhas sem pilosidades (glabras) e mais arredondadas (Vicia sativa L.), enquanto que o outro possui folhas pilosas e ligeiramente mais oblongas (Vicia villosa Roth) (THEISEN & ANDRES, 2010).
Though Vicia sativa ssp.amphicarpa which produces two pod types: aerial and underground has an ability to survive in marginal areas with low rainfall (about 250 mm year-1) and to produce nutritious herbage and pods which help address rehabilitation of degraded rangelands and increase feed production for small ruminants (Abd El Moneim and Elias 2003).
On the other hand, it is reported that EMFs decrease speed of germination in Vicia sativa L.
Efecto de la estructura del cultivo y el grado de madurez a cosecha sobre el rendimiento y la calidad de semillas de Vicia sativa L.
A method for determination of [beta]-cyano-L-alanine, [gamma]-glutamyl-[beta]-cyano-L-alanine and other free amino acids in Vicia sativa is presented.