Winged bean production in the tropics

by T. N. Khan

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome

Written in English
Published: Pages: 217 Downloads: 818
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    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-217).

      Statementby T.N. Khan.
      SeriesFAO plant production and protection paper ;, 38, FAO plant production and protection papers ;, 38.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB327 .K48 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3752712M
      ISBN 10925101230X
      LC Control Number2003442653
      OCLC/WorldCa9462519

Banana production‎ (24 P) Pineapple production‎ (10 P) Pages in category "Tropical agriculture" The following pages are in this category, out of total. Winged bean; Y. Yam (vegetable). Winged bean leaf mallun. Ingredients: 1 handful winged bean leaves. 2 T. scraped coconut. 3 red onions sliced. 1 spring curry leaf. 1 T. oil. ¼ tsp. turmeric. salt to taste. Method: Wash and shred the leaves. Mix together shredded leaves, coconut, green chilies, turmeric and salt, leave aside. Heat the oil and sauté curry leaves and onion. [BFR2] L. W. Aurand, A. Woods, and A. Wells. Food composition and FAO, ISBN: Ambayeba Muimba-Kankolongo, in Food Crop Production by Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa, Abstract. Root and tuber crops grown by small-scale farmers in the region include cassava, sweetpotato, and yams, which provide reasonable yields under the recurrent climate change and variability and the marginal agroecological conditions of the region.

The Winged Bean: A High-Protein Crop for the Humid Tropics (). 41 pp. Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias (). 56 pp. Calliandra: A Versatile Tree for the Humid Tropics (). 45 pp. Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea (). 33 pp. Crocodiles as . CHAPTER 2. VEGETABLES AND SMALL FRUITS IN THE TROPICS. Vegetables and small fruits supply essential vitamins and minerals while adding variety and interest to the diet. Produce can also bring a high price in the market and provide additional household income. Vegetable use varies by region, culture, and social group. Winged Bean is a vigorous perennial vine from India and Southeast Asia which produces seedpods that are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.. Mature vines are made up of rigid, herbaceous stems up to 5 m (16 ft) long and 1 cm ( in) in diameter, off of which branch soft twining and climbing stems. Like other leguminous crops, the winged bean has the ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen, which consequently increases soil fertility and production of other crops such as rice (RAHMAN et al., ). It is a potential cash crop in the tropics as its cultivation requires low Author: Murthazar Naim Raai, Nurul Amalina Mohd Zain, Normaniza Osman, Nur Ardiyana Rejab, Nurul Amylia Sahr.

Varieties include marrow bean, great Northern bean, navy bean, and pea bean. Also called white navy bean, pea bean, or haricot. Used in baked beans. Winged Bean (Psophocrapus tetragonolobus): green, purple or reddish pods to 9 inches ( cm) long with 4 fluted wings along the length. Edible pods are high in protein with a flavor similar to.   The Compendium of Bean Diseases, Second Edition is the first book in the Compendium of Plant Disease Series to be published in full color throughout. The color images are now located in their. PRINCIPAL GENERA AND SPECIES OF LEGUME LEAF VEGETABLES Principal Genera The legume family (Fabaceae-Leguminosae) is second in economic importance to the grass family (Poaceae-Gramineae), and with estimated , species in about genera it ranks third in size after the Orchidaceae and the Asteraceae-Compositae (Allen and Allen ).

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Although winged bean thrives in hot weather and favours humidity, it is adaptable. The plant's ability to grow in heavy rainfall makes it a candidate for the people of the African tropics. Winged bean production is optimal in humidity, but the species is susceptible to moisture stress and waterlogging.

Ideal growing temperature is 25 °C. Lower temperatures suppress germination, and extremely Family: Fabaceae. Winged Bean Production in the Tropics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Although winged bean thrives in hot weather and favours humidity, it is adaptable. The plant's ability to grow in heavy rainfall makes it a candidate for the people of the African tropics.

Winged bean production is optimal in humidity, but the species is susceptible to moisture stress and waterlogging. Ideal growing temperature is 25 °C. Lower temperatures suppress germination, and extremely.

Book: Winged bean production in the tropics pp pp. ref.p. Abstract: The winged bean a leguminous crop, grown widely in the Asian region, with the potential of becoming a significant food crop in the tropics tropics Subject Category: Climate RelatedCited by: Winged Bean Benefits.

This legume has been in the news of late due to its high protein content. Yam, potatoes and other edible tuber roots have less than 7 percent protein. The Asian winged bean tuber has a whopping 20 percent of protein. Additionally, almost all parts of the Asian winged bean can be eaten.

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The eBook is optimized for e-reader devices and apps, which means that it offers a much better digital reading experience than a PDF, including resizable text and. Book: FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper No pp pp. Abstract: This handbook discusses all aspects of winged bean research and cultivation from its origins and cv.

development to cultural requirements and its nutritive value and by: Winged Bean is a good nitrogen-fixer species, and it is used for intercropping with bananas, sugarcane, taro, and other species. Cultivation. Widely distributed through the tropics and subtropics, winged bean thrives in hot, wet climates, although a dry period is favorable to.

Winged Bean Production in the Tropics (Fao Plant Production & Protection Paper) Paperback – April 1, by T. Khan (Author) › Visit Amazon's T.

Khan Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: Fig. tetragonolobus (Wing bean), flower and leaves, Waiehu, Maui, Hawai'i Fig.

Flower, Osaka-fu, Japan Fig. Flowers and leaves ‘urizun’ Okinawa Varieties There are many varieties of winged bean varying in length, width, and color of pods.

3 Echo mentions these varieties 'Bogor', 'Chimbu', 'Day Neutral', 'Flat', 'Ribbon', 'Siempre' and 'Square' in their research in. Abstract. The winged bean, Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) D.C., is a member of the Leguminoseae familiy and is a tropical plant found chiefly in rural areas of Papua New Guinea and Southeast Asia.

It grows abundantly in hot, humid equatorial countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Burma, and Sri by: 1. Please click here to return to "The Winged Bean Origins Home Page" or here for the "Welcome page " Winged bean origins February Summary.

The winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC.) is a leguminous vegetable plant of the humid tropics. Its origins are obscure; while the other eight named species of Psophocarpus DC. are African, the winged bean is essentially a crop of Asia and. The Winged Bean High Protein Crop for the Humid Tropics [] Appendix A.

Pests and Diseases []. When grown in mixed garden cultivation or shifting agriculture. LEGUMES AND THEIR USE SUMMARY A Source Book of Characteristics, Uses, and Nodulation. LEGUME IDENTIFICATION Plants in the Leguminosae family have characteristic leaves and pods that help identify them as legumes.

The winged bean, just. Despite high protein contents in its ripe seeds, tubers and fresh leaves (ranging from –%, –% and –% respectively) and the high quality of that protein, the winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) remained an obscure food source until about 10 years ago.

Recently, this legume has received increasing attention from scientists because of its potential multiple uses Cited by: The Winged Bean: A High-Protein Crop for the Humid Tropics ().

58 pp. Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias (). 72 pp. Calliandra: A Versatile Tree for the Humid Tropics ().

60 pp. Winged bean, Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC., is analogous to soybean in yield and nutritional quality, proving a valuable alternative to soybean in tropical regions of the world. The presence of anti-nutritional factors and high costs associated with indeterminate plant habit have been major concerns in this crop.

But occurrence of good genetic variability in germplasm collections offers. Winged bean Psophacarpus. Processing and Utilization of Legumes in the Tropics The production of tofu using FML as coagulant could be easily achieved from an enterprise that only involves.

In the tropics, especially where access to fossil fuel resources is limited, management strategies must be more biological in nature and must rely on the use of appropriate choices of germplasm, cropping systems, and techniques to fit specific ecological niches.

Ten million dollars had been invested in winged bean production in Thailand. The winged bean is native to the Asian tropics. When I have tried growing green beans during the hot, humid Florida summers, they have always been killed by disease or insects before they could produce pods.

Winged beans, on the other hand, seem to resist almost everything except nematodes if well fertilized and watered. Winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus), an amazingly productive and multi-purpose legume, grows as a vine typically staked on to 2 m (5 to ft) poles or originating in the Asian tropics, it thrives in hot, humid areas and grows at elevations up to m ( ft).

Inthe US National Academy of Science published a study of winged bean. An incredible amount of. The winged bean is rich in protein and tocopherol, an antioxidant that increases vitamin A use in the body (National Research Council (U.S.), ).

ability to grow in heavy rainfall makes the species a good candidate to adequately nourish the people of tropical equatorial countries. used to produce winged bean milk made from water, winged.

A collection of winged bean cultivars was maintained at the University of Florida Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead until the mids. While there appears to be increasing interest in winged beans in the U.S., seed has been in short supply.

There is an increasing interest in the winged bean for its potential as a high protein crop, especially in the hot and humid tropics.

Considerable efforts have been made to develop desirable. Needs good drainage Needs lots of water mm for good growth mm or more for top production The 'wings' on fresh winged beans are very delicate makes them more difficult to handle and to ship than other fresh bean variety 30 W.S.P.

Jayathilaka UWU/EAG/11/ H.K.I.J. Thilakarathne UWU/EAG/11/ 31 The winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus(L.) DC.) is a leguminous vegetable plant of the humid tropics. Its origins are obscure; while the other eight named species of Psophocarpus DC.

are African, the winged bean is essentially a crop of Asia and the Western Pacific. Two hypotheses have been proposed to explain this anomaly. shapes, and colors.

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Its mature seeds are a good source of protein and other nutrients, making winged bean a potential pulse crop for large-scale production in the humid and sub-humid tropics (NAS b;Gross.

The major crops are the cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), French bean or kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus), lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus), and winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus).Beans (also called legumes) are second only to cereals as a source of human food.

Nutritionally, they are rich in proteins, soluble.Though The Winged Bean: A High-Protein Crop for the Tropics was very slim, it sparked its own go-go era. The crop came in for frenzied research in Thailand and other nations whose authorities had forever studiously ignored it.

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