Lentil

Lentil Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. Bangla/Local Name: মসুর (‘Mashur’) Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom : Plantae Division : Magnoliophyta Class  :Magnoliopsida Subclass : Rosidae Order   : Fabales Family : Fabacaeae Genus : Lens Species : L. culinaris   Botanical Description of Lentil Habit: Annual herb Root: Tap root system Stem: Erect or sub-erect, slender, square cover with hairs […]

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Soybean

Soybean Scientific Name : Glycine max L.Taxonomic position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom         : PlantaeDivision           : MagnoliophytaClass                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : FabalesFamily             : Fabacaeae Genus              : Glycine Species            : G. max Botanical Description of Soybean Habit: Annual herb Root: Substantial tap root system with wide spreading laterals Stem: The stem more or less angled, grooved to sub-quadrangular. Leaf: […]

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Groundnut / Peanut

Groundnut Synonymy: Peanut Local name: চিনাবাদাম (‘Chinabadam’)  Scientific name: Arachis hypogea L.   Taxonomic position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom         : PlantaeDivision           : MagnoliophytaClass                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : FabalesFamily             : Fabacaeae Genus              : Arachis Species            :  A. hypogea   Botanical Description of Groundnut  Habit: Annual prostate to erect herb with usually root nodules.   Root: Taproot with lateral branching. […]

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