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Legume Crops

Prospects, Production and Uses

Edited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

In a sustainable agricultural system, legume crops are one of the essential components. However, improving the productivity of legume crops and improving their tolerance to adverse environments are essential tasks for plant biologists. This book includes nine comprehensive chapters addressing various aspects of legume crop biology, production and importance. There are several chapters on the adaptation of legumes to an adverse environment. Particular focus is provided on the sustainable production of legume crops under changing environments. This book will be useful for undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, and researchers, particularly from the field of Crop Science, Soil Science, Plant Breeding and Agronomy.

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Legume CropsProspects, Production and UsesEdited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman

Published: October 21st 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.90304

ISBN: 978-1-83968-274-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-273-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-275-9

Copyright year: 2020

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8 Crossref Citations

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1. Legume Genetic Resources: Status and Opportunities for Sustainability

By Kuldeep Tripathi, Padmavathi G. Gore, Mamta Singh, Ravi K. Pamarthi, Reena Mehra and Gayacharan C


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2. Role of Legumes in Improving Soil Fertility Status

By Muthuraman Yuvaraj, Muthaiyan Pandiyan and Pandurangan Gayathri


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3. Soybean Production, Versatility, and Improvement

By Zachary Shea, William M. Singer and Bo Zhang


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4. Food Grade Soybean Breeding, Current Status and Future Directions

By Souframanien Jegadeesan and Kangfu Yu


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5. Organic Grain Legumes in India: Potential Production Strategies, Perspective, and Relevance

By Amanpreet Singh and Harmandeep Singh Chahal


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6. Sustainable Production of Pulses under Saline Lands in India

By Anita Mann, Ashwani Kumar, Satish Kumar Sanwal and Parbodh Chander Sharma


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7. Helping Legumes under Stress Situations: Inoculation with Beneficial Microorganisms

By Salvadora Navarro-Torre, Khouloud Bessadok, Noris J. Flores-Duarte, Ignacio D. Rodríguez-Llorente, Miguel A. Caviedes and Eloísa Pajuelo


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8. Bioactive Components of Magical Velvet Beans

By Suresh S. Suryawanshi, Prajakta P. Kamble, Vishwas A. Bapat and Jyoti P. Jadhav


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9. Hedysarum Species from Caucasus

By Serebryanaya Fatima and Imachueva Djavgarat


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