manure

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South African evergreen partly woody vine grown for its clusters of rosy purple flowers followed by edible pods like snap beans; also grown as green manure; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos Australian pea , Dipogon lignosus , Dolichos lignosus
annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing Bengal bean , Benghal bean , cowage , Florida bean , Mucuna aterrima , Mucuna deeringiana , Mucuna pruriens utilis , Stizolobium deeringiana , velvet bean
common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure black rockweed , bladder fucus , bladderwrack , Fucus vesiculosus , tang
sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure black-eyed pea , cowpea , cowpea plant , Vigna sinensis , Vigna unguiculata
tall-growing annual of southwestern United States widely grown as green manure; yields a strong tough bast fiber formerly used by Indians for cordage Colorado River hemp , Sesbania exaltata
mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer compost
heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost compost heap , compost pile
crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure cover crop
any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops crotalaria , rattlebox
making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure dressing , fecundation , fertilisation , fertilization
any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile fertiliser , fertilizer , plant food
European perennial with mottled flowers of purple and pink; sometimes cultivated for fodder or as green manure flat pea , Lathyrus sylvestris , narrow-leaved everlasting pea
bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants hotbed
European grass much used for hay and in United States also for turf and green manure Italian rye , Italian ryegrass , Lolium multiflorum
biennial yellow-flowered Eurasian plant having aromatic leaves used as carminative or flavoring agent; widely cultivated especially as green manure or cover crop Melilotus officinalis , yellow sweet clover
layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in top dressing
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