Definitions

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  • noun botany Any of the genus Crotalaria of herbaceous plants and woody shrubs.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

  • [Ed: the word "crotalaria" comes from the Greek root

    8: Plant protection and pest control

  • Chepil or chipil, crotalaria longirostrata: An important ingredient in Oaxacan cooking, probably because of its drought resistance, the tiny leaves are tucked into the famous tamales de chepil and their green bean-like flavor adds a delicious touch to white rice.

    A Culinary Guide to Mexican Herbs: Las Hierbas de Cocina

  • Chepil or chipil, crotalaria longirostrata: An important ingredient in Oaxacan cooking, probably because of its drought resistance, the tiny leaves are tucked into the famous tamales de chepil and their green bean-like flavor adds a delicious touch to white rice.

    A Culinary Guide to Mexican Herbs: Las Hierbas de Cocina

  • Chepil or chipil, crotalaria longirostrata: An important ingredient in Oaxacan cooking, probably because of its drought resistance, the tiny leaves are tucked into the famous tamales de chepil and their green bean-like flavor adds a delicious touch to white rice.

    A Culinary Guide to Mexican Herbs: Las Hierbas de Cocina

  • The cover may be legumes (pueraria, centrosema, crotalaria, mucuna) or grasses.

    1.1. Forests

  • Slice a few open - if they are reddish inside, this shows they are actively fixing N. Seed innoculation is normally not necessary if peanuts are sown on land that has grown peanuts, cowpeas, lima beans, mung beans or crotalaria within the past three years.

    Chapter 9

  • (showy crotalaria or rattlebox) and Indigo fera hirsute (hairy indigo) can reduce populations of most type of nematodes.

    Chapter 10

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