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legumes

Name for one of the largest plant families with over 13,000 species. Colloquially, these plants are usually called "legumes". Because of their high protein content and big yield In small areas, fruits and seeds are an important part of the human diet worldwide. These include beans, peas, peanuts, broom, clover and lentils. in the Organic viticulture and its special forms legumes (mostly clover, alfalfa, lupins and vetches) in the form of a green manure used by between the Rows of vines be specifically sown. They bind and store atmospheric nitrogen during their growth. By plowing the soil or dying, they lead the soil nitrogen to. This is done as an alternative to mineral fertilizer especially in lean, nitrogen-poor soils. See also below greening as well as a complete list of all activities and aids in the vineyard below Weingarten Care,

Seeds of various legumes / Large-flowered vetch (Vicia grandiflora)
Picture left: By Bff - Own work , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Right: From Fornax - Own Work , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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