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Vigna subterranea

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Vigna subterranea (also known by its common names: Bambara nut, Bambara-bean, Congo goober, earth pea, ground-bean, or hog-peanut) is a member of the family Fabaceae. [1]

26 relations: Aphid, Bambara people, Burkina Faso, Carl Linnaeus, Cassava, Cleistogamy, Eudicots, Fabaceae, Fabales, Flowering plant, Guinea, Harvest, Intercropping, Köppen climate classification, Maize, Mali, Millet, Neglected and underutilized crop, Peanut, Plant, Rosids, Senegal, Sorghum bicolor, Vigna, West Africa, Yam (vegetable).


Aphids are small sap-sucking insects and members of the superfamily Aphidoidea.

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Bambara people

The Bambara (Bamana or Banmana) are a Mandé ethnic group native to much of West Africa, primarily southern Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso and Senegal.

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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Manihot esculenta, commonly called cassava, manioc, yuca, mandioca and Brazilian arrowroot, is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.

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Cleistogamy is a type of automatic self-pollination of certain plants that can propagate by using non-opening, self-pollinating flowers.

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The eudicots, Eudicotidae or eudicotyledons are a clade of flowering plants that had been called tricolpates or non-magnoliid dicots by previous authors.

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The Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Article 18.5 states: "The following names, of long usage, are treated as validly published:....Leguminosae (nom. alt.: Fabaceae; type: Faba Mill.);...

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The Fabales are an order of flowering plants included in the rosid group of the eudicots in the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II classification system.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea (République de Guinée), is a country on the western coast of Africa.

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Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields.

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Intercropping is a multiple cropping practice involving growing two or more crops in proximity.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Mali, officially the Republic of Mali (République du Mali), is a landlocked country in West Africa, a region geologically identified with the West African Craton.

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Millets (/ˈmɪlɪts/) are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food.

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Neglected and underutilized crop

Neglected and underused crops are also known as orphan, abandoned, lost, underutilized, local, minor, traditional, alternative, niche, or underdeveloped crops and more lately often referred to as forgotten or smart food.

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The peanut, also known as the groundnut or the goober and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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The rosids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.

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Senegal (Sénégal), officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa.

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Sorghum bicolor

Sorghum bicolor, commonly called sorghum and also known as great millet, durra, jowari, or milo, is a grass species cultivated for its grain, which is used for food for humans, animal feed, and ethanol production.

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Vigna is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae, with a pantropical distribution.

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West Africa

West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa.

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Yam (vegetable)

Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers.

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Bambara Groundnut, Bambara bean, Bambara groundnut, Bambara nut, Bambarra groundnut, Bambarra nut, Jugo Bean, Jugo bean, Njugumawe, Voandzeia subterranea.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vigna_subterranea

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