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legumes

Name for one of the largest plant families with over 13,000 species. Colloquially, these plants are mostly called "legumes". Because of their high protein content and great yield In small areas, fruits and seeds are an important part of human nutrition worldwide. These include beans, peas, peanuts, gorse, clover and lentils. in the Organic viticulture and its special forms, legumes (mostly clover, alfalfa, lupine and sweet peas) are used in the form of green manure by dividing between the Rows of vines be sown in a targeted manner. They bind and store atmospheric nitrogen as they grow. By plowing the soil or dying they lead the soil nitrogen to. This is done as an alternative to mineral fertilizer especially on poor, nitrogen-poor floors. See also under greening as well as a complete list of all activities and resources in the vineyard at Weingarten Care,

Seeds from various legumes / Large-flowered vetch (Vicia grandiflora)
Left picture: Von Bff - Own work , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Right: Von Fornax - Own work , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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