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​Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.), A Promising Grain Legume Crop of Bangladesh: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-203    | Article Id: R-203 | Page : 292-299
Citation :- ​Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.), A Promising Grain Legume Crop of Bangladesh: A Review.Agricultural Reviews.2021.(42):292-299
Swapan Kumar Paul, Dipali Rani Gupta skpaul@bau.edu.bd
Address : Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2202, Bangladesh.
Submitted Date : 21-04-2021
Accepted Date : 12-07-2021

Abstract

Faba bean is one of the multi-purpose oldest crop which is used as a source of dietary protein in human, as fodder and forage for livestock, feed for poultry and for available nitrogen for the biosphere. It is cool season grain legume that is grown in large areas in various countries in the world including a limited locality in Bangladesh. Diverse ecosystem benefits are expected from inclusion faba bean in cropping systems. This article reviews the published work mentioning potential uses of faba bean world-wide, challenges and its cultivation possibilities in Bangladesh.

Keywords

​Constrains Faba bean Importance Possibility Status


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