Soybean

Soybean Scientific Name : Glycine max L. Taxonomic position According to Cronquist (1981) Kingdom         : Plantae Division           : Magnoliophyta Class                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : Fabales Family             : 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, […]

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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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Mungbean

Scientific name: Vigna radiata  Habit: Annual herb Root: Tap root system Stem: Erect to sub-erect, highly branching and hairy Leaf: compound, trifoliate Inflorescence: Raceme Flower: zygomorphic, complete, papilionaceous Clayx: Sepal 5 Corolla: petal 5, aestivation vexilary Gynoecium: Carpel one, ovary superior, placentation marginal Fruit: Pod Some common mung bean varieties developed by BARI and BINA   Serial Number Name of […]

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