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snap bean

snap bean

n
1. (Plants) any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the US for their crisp edible unripe pods
2. (Cookery) the pod of such a plant
[C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating]

snap′ bean`


n.
a crisp bean pod, as a green bean or a wax bean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap bean - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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To study the influence of application methods (seed soaking or foliar spraying) of plant growth stimulant substances (amino acids, IAA and GA3) on growth and productivity of snap bean plants, seeds of snap bean cv.
The snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is considered one of the most important vegetable crops worldwide, and it is relatively rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants (Abu-Reidah, Arraez-Roman, Lozano-Sanchez, Segura-Carretero, & Fernandez-Gutierrez, 2013; Blair, Chaves, Tofino, Claderon, & Palacio, 2010).
Soon thereafter, in the early 2000s, Northeastern and Midwestern U.S., snap bean crops (Phaseolus vulgaris L; Fabales: Fabaceae.) had viruslike symptoms (leaf mosaic and blistering, deformed pods) and experienced dramatic yield loss (Larsen et al.
Snap bean sare cultivated as a vegetable crop, and their pods, with a juicy mesocarp and reduced fibre content are the final products (BLAIR et al., 2010; SOTIRIOU; MAVRONA, 2008).
palmi has been detected on plants from family Solanaceae (eggplants, pepper, and potato), Cucurbitaceae (cucumber, watermelon, cantaloupe, and squash), and Leguminosae (kidney bean, snap bean, broad bean, cowpea, soybean, and whiteclover) (Nakahara 1984; Talekar 1991).
"We also have a Turkey bean, which may have been the original snap bean. We raise the Canterbury bean, one of the most commonly cited shell bean varieties in 18th-century Virginia, and the Refugee bean, probably the same as the Valentine bean from 18th-century Philadelphia.
Snap bean cultivars possess a thick succulent mesocarp and reduced or no fiber in green pod walls and sutures (Myers, 2000; Myers and Baggett, 1999; Silbernagel, 1986).
processing snap bean markets, although canned imports have grown over the past 10 years.
The first three produced by Asgrow have less-than-catchy names: Snap Bean Category Management, Onion Category Management and FreshMarket Cucumbers.
schultzei in the flowers of each of 5 major vegetable crops in this County, i.e., snap bean, (Phaseolus vulgaris L.; Fabales: Fabaceae), squash (Cucurbita pepo L.; Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae), cucumber, tomato, and pepper (Capsicum spp.; Solanales: Solanaceae).
(2010) explained the superiority of applying amino acids on pigments of snap bean, due to referred senescence, regulated cell proliferation and differentiation.