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Vicia faba L.


Broadbean, Fava bean, Horsebean, Windsorbean, Tickbeans (small types)

We have information from several sources:

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

Alternate Crops for Dryland Production Systems in Northern Idaho—Kenneth D. Kephart, Glen A. Murray, and Dick L. Auld

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

New Crops for Canadian Agriculture—Ernest Small

Chickpea, Faba Bean, Lupin, Mungbean, and Pigeonpea: Potential New Crops for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States—Harbans L. Bhardwaj, Muddappa Rangappa, and Anwar A. Hamama

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

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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