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Definition of Nonleguminous
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Literary usage of Nonleguminous
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1. Report by Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, John Minton Westgate (1907)
"Cover crops may be classified as nonleguminous or leguminous. (1) nonleguminous crops for pasture or hay and for green manure. The crops best suited for ..."
2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"In this connection it will be interesting to note the comparative amounts of some of the essential elements of plant food in leguminous and nonleguminous ..."
3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"The ash constituents and the nitrogen are rather high for a nonleguminous plant . It will germinate in rather dry soil, grows rapidly and rots easily. ..."
4. Technology and Innovation in the International Economy by Charles Cooper (1994)
"On the other hand, by introducing nitrogen fixation systems to nonleguminous plants, biotechnologies may also increase the productivity of soya plants, ..."
5. Investment and Input Requirements for Accelerating Food Production in Low by Peter Oram (1979)
"Nitrogen fixation by higher plants has been identified mainly in the leguminous plants, although it also has been demonstrated in some nonleguminous trees ..."
6. Soils and Soil Fertility by Andrew R. Whitson, Harlow Leslie Walster (1912)
"The nitrogen content of a nonleguminous plant when it is grown with a legume is of interest as well as of practical value. The same investigators have shown ..."
7. Farm Science: A Foundation Textbook on Agriculture by William Jasper Spillman (1918)
"... gas into proteid nitrogen; K, action of bacteria which in symbiosis with certain nonleguminous plants change nitrogen gas into proteid nitrogen. ..."