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1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse.

2. (Science: botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a very large natural order of plants (Leguminosae), which bear legumes, including peas, beans, clover, locust trees, acacias, and mimosas.

Origin: cf. F. Legumineux.

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What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there

... free living Nitrogen fixer can be found in soil like Azotobacter. Rhizobium, which can fix nitrogen better can be found plenty in root nodules of leguminous plants. Some can be isolated in soil but, as I recall, they couldn't fix nitrogen when outside the nodules. Any of the Actinomycetes can ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there
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The Fiber Disease

... of poisons, the rotenones and the saponins, account for nearly all varieties of ichthyotoxic substances. The rotenones are mainly produced by leguminous plants (Fabaceae), and the saponins are more diversely distributed among several plant families. In addition, the ichthyotoxic plant family ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Definition of Parasite and embryos

... both r mutually benefitted.but reading all the posts above i'm totally confused.upto now,for me,symbiosis was a relationship seen btw,for example ,leguminous plants n rhizobium.

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by surya
Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Definition of Parasite and embryos
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