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How are legumes different from other crops?

NoraWI says 2017-03-01 06:27:21 (CST)

Legumes fix nitrogen.

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Wes Lupher says 2017-03-01 08:48:31 (CST)

Nitrogen fixers?

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Ralph in N.E.Oh says 2017-03-01 20:51:50 (CST)

Yep, their ability to take nitrogen in the air and store it in nodules on their root hairs to make it available in the soil for the next crop, even the grasses growing right along with it.

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JerryHicks says 2017-03-02 05:05:05 (CST)

In their ability to gather nitrogen from the air by the aid of bacteria.

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