Category Archives: leguminous plant

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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Clover and health benefits.

    Red clover (Trifolium pratense) and white clover (Trifolium repens). The  clover a cultivated in the areas where is more precipitation falling. The clover belong to the family Fabaceae,  and is  spread in Europe, Middle Asia, North Africa, and  Australia. … Continue reading

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Health benefits of peas

Peas (Pisum  sativum L.)  is   annual herbaceous plant. It is of the family fabacee. Peas is  rich  in protein substances.  Apart from being very rich in protein, they hold a high nutritional value in the form of vitamins and minerals … Continue reading

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Beans –“vegetable meat”

Beans are legumes ( family Leguminous). Beans are an important economic crop grown mainly for their seed which is rich in protein. Beans are a vegetable, but contain the valuable protein that is often associated with meat. This makes them … Continue reading

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Chickpeas and their benefits

Chickpeas  (Garbanzo beans)  belonging to the Leguminous family, (Cicer arietinum L.,) is cultivated   in the Mediterranean basin, in Asia  and in Latin America. India occupies first place in the  chickpeas production. The geographical distribution  of chickpeas cultivation characterizes it  as … Continue reading

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Soybeans is culture- miracle

Soybean (Glycine max (L.). Merr) . Soybeans are primarily   grown  for their oil and protein content.  Soybean is crop which is very rich in protein  and  fat, and it can satisfy   the requirements  for  human consumption  in  food. In comparison … Continue reading

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