cluster bean


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cluster bean

n.
See guar.
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Noun1.cluster bean - drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing materialcluster bean - drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Cyamopsis, genus Cyamopsis - small genus of annual usually hairy herbs of tropical Africa and Arabia
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Soon lush green organic crops of sorghum, cluster bean will grow up and underground water and natural fauna will get a new lease of life.
and Sharma, R., Genetic divergence, path analysis and molecular diversity analysis in cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L.
Cluster bean (Cymopsis tetragonoloba (L.)Taub.) is an important self pollinated, multipurpose, drought resistant leguminous crop,cultivated in arid and semi-arid areas of about 23.30 mollion hectare in India producing 1.22 million tone of cluster bean with productivity of 584 kg [ha.sup.-1](Anon.,2014).
al; (2006) reported a substantial increase in net photosynthesis and chlorophyll contents by the application of thiourea in cluster bean, under drought stress.
Metabolic Engineering of Phytic Acid Pathway for Improving Iron Bioavailability in Wheat Expression Analysis of Galactomannan Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Cluster Bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L) through Transcriptome Sequencing
Other researchers found that organic fertilizer increased growth, yield pods in cluster bean followed by chemical fertilizer as compared with the control [21].
2000; Carter and Hauler 2000) cottonseed meal (El-Sayed 1999; El-Saidy and Gaber 2004) cluster bean meal (El-Saidy et al.
Cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus) also locally known as guara or guar is important leguminous crop of autumn season.
Key words: Forage quality, maize, cowpea, cluster bean, sesbania, seed ratio
Effect of dates of sowing and row spacing on yield and quality of cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub).
US companies drilling for oil and gas in shale formations have developed a voracious appetite for the powder-like gum made from the seeds of guar, or cluster bean, and the boom in their business has created a bonanza for thousands of small-scale farmers in India who produce 80 per cent of the world's beans.
Guar gum, an extract from the Indian cluster bean, is rich in soluble fiber.