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Lathyrus sativus and its benefits

            The Lathyrus sativus L. is part of the Fabaceae family. The people known it under various names: dinner, dental peas, cicericula, dentisor. It is a precious annual plant, which has a long history of culture. The species Sativus is … Continue reading

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Health benefits of the cauliflower

The cauliflower (Brassica cauliflora) is an annual plant from the cruciferous family. It is cultivated around of the world and used both for its pleasant taste and for the important intake of vitamins and minerals it brings to the human … Continue reading

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Role of leguminous crops for converting conventional farming to organic

  The Republic of Moldova is situated in a geographic zone with extremely favorable climate and very fertile soil. This combination giver an enormous opportunity for the agricultural sector of the national economy that allows and achieve rich and high … Continue reading

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Benefits of potatoes.

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a herbaceous plant of the family solanaceae. Potato are native from South America. They are cultivated more than 120 countries. But its spreading in some places has it own history. For example, in the forties of … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Horseradish

Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) make part of the cruciferous family. Is multiannual plant, with green-tinted, large, ellipsoidal leaves of 60-80 cm. long. The roots are thick with numerous lateral and additional roots. The stem is erect, branched, the shoots appear in … Continue reading

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Evolution of the soybean areas in the Republic of Moldova

The mankind from ancient times is looking for the sources of protein and ways to solve this problem. In according by FAO data about 25% of the protein is not found for order to meet the growing needs of the … Continue reading

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Broad bean – food plant

The broad bean – Vicia faba (L), is part from family Fabaceae, herbaceous, annual, autogamous, leguminous plant, with therapeutics value, originating from the Mediterranean basin. This vegetable is grown and consumed since the Bronze Age. The broad bean did not … Continue reading

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Bilberry and its benefits

Bilberry (Vaccinam myrtillus L.),is part from Eficaceae family is spread in the Nordic hemisphere, Montana area of Europe, Asia, North America. He prefer places with spruce, starting from the lower limit of spruce, reaching the alpine area. Bilberry is a … Continue reading

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Nanking cherry (Prunus tomentosa)

Prunus tomentosa is a shrub deciduous –resistant in winter period   at temperature of up to -45 degrees. It grow relatively quickly with an irregular shape. It will rarely reach 4 m tall and possibly a width of more than 4 … Continue reading

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Health benefits of raspberries

This fruit is high in dietary fiber and manganese. Fiber aids in slowing down the digestive process so that you will feel full for longer. The trace mineral manganese keeps your metabolic rate high, and thereby burns fat. If you … Continue reading

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