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Vetch

vetch

(Science: botany) Any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. Sativa.

The name is also applied to many other leguminous plants of different genera; as the chichling vetch, of the genus Lathyrus; the horse vetch, of the genus Hippocrepis; the kidney vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria); the milk vetch, of the genus astragalus; the licorice vetch, or wild licorice (abrus precatorius).

Origin: Also fitch; OE. Ficche, feche, for veche, OF. Veche, vecce, vesche, vesce, F. Vesce, fr. L. Vicia.


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... legume-derived nitrogen in a corn cropping system. In their study, straw residues were spread on plots that were later planted with to hairy vetch (a legume cover crop). Next, they planted a corn grain crop into the vetch with straw residues. Based on their findings, the soil inorganic nitrogen ...

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