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Lens culinaris Medik.

Leguminosae or Fabaceae

Black lentil, Brown lentil, Green lentil, Green mung bean, Large-seeded lentil, Lentil, Red mung bean, Small-seeded lentil, Wild lentil, Yellow lentil, Adas (Arabic), Mercimek (Turkey), Messer (Ethiopia), Masser (India), Heramame (Japanese)

lentil We have information from several sources:

FactSHEET—contributed by F.J. Muehlbauer and Abebe Tullu

The Potential of Zero Tannin Lentil—A. Matus, A.E. Slinkard, and A. Vandenberg

Lentil—Alternative Field Crops Manual, University of Wisconson Cooperative Extension Service, University of Minnesota Extension Service, Center for Alternative Plant & Animal Products

Dry Pea and Lentil as New Crops in Saskatchewan: A Case Study—A.E. Slinkard, R.S. Bhatty, B.N. Drew, and R.A.A. Morrall

Food and Grain Legumes—Fredrick J. Muehlbauer

The Western Regional Plant Introduction Station: A Source of Germplasm for New Crop Development—V.L. Bradley, R.C. Johnson, R.M. Hannan, D.M. Stout, and R.L. Clark

Grain Legumes—Theodore Hymowitz

New Crops for Canadian Agriculture—Ernest Small

Neglected Crops: 1492 from a Different Perspective—J.E. Hernándo Bermejo and J. León (eds.)

Food and feed crops of the United States—Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971.

Outside Links:

Legume—FAO/IBPGR Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Legume Germplasm—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site

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