Definition of Hairy vetch
1. Noun. European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover crops.
Group relationships: Genus Vicia, Vicia
Generic synonyms: Tare
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Literary usage of Hairy vetch
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1. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"hairy vetch is very hardy and is rarely known to winter-kill in northern United States or ... hairy vetch will not do well under high summer temperatures, ..."
2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"hairy vetch. Among the leguminous plants infesting Euro- hairy vetch Pcan gram fields the hairy vetch (Vicia ..."
3. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1905)
"... cowpea 90 pounds; soy bean 90 pounds; hairy vetch 40 to 5" pounds ; alfalfa 30 pounds ; hairy vetch 40 pounds and rye 30 pounds ; hairy vetch 20 pounds ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Maturing and reseeding of hairy vetch is secured either by mowing the mixed crop of ... In the Gulf states, hairy vetch seeds and dies in May, and the other ..."
5. Peach-growing by H. P. Gould (1918)
"In recent years the hairy vetch has come into wide use as a cover-crop for ... 2 These and other characteristics have brought hairy vetch into high favor as ..."
6. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"The seeds of hairy vetch are globose. Most of them appear black, but really are black marbled ... Seeds of average sample COn- sear of hairy vetch; size. ..."
7. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"At the Nebraska Station hairy vetch made a good growth and proved hardy under ... In Mississippi hairy vetch sown early in the fall makes a dense growth by ..."
8. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1905)
"The hairy vetch was used quite largely in the orchards at the Central ... The hairy vetch is a very rapid grower and will continue to grow until almost ..."