lima bean plant

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Noun1.lima bean plant - bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds
lima bean - broad flat beans simmered gently; never eaten raw
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
shell bean, shell bean plant - a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
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We caged either 100 or 200 pea aphids on a single lima bean plant with or without pods, with or without a single big-eyed bug, and with or without 20 corn earworm eggs.
Fruit-thinner reduced the number of pods per lima bean plant by 71% within two days of application, and the number of pods per plant in treated and control plots was significantly different throughout the growing season (treatment x date interaction, [F.sub.1,5 = 6.83, P [less than] 0.05).
In addition, lima bean plants were sampled in an infested greenhouse.
The simplest was the bean duster, which one pumped to deliver a dust to string bean and lima bean plants. The most reliable was the cylindrical 1.5 gallon manual pump-up sprayer, which he used to combat red spiders on his prized dahlias.