Dolichos

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Dolichos

An ancient Greek unit of length approximately equivalent to 2,219 meters.
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The protein solubility profile of hyacinth bean fluctuated with the salt concentration, with the highest solubility at 0.6 M NaCl, and the lowest solubility at 0.4 M NaCl.
Children think it's a scream to eat flowers and there are many choices--calendula, dianthus (sweet William), hyacinth beans, bee balm, nasturtium, scarlet runner beans, stock, violas, and pansies.
Two soybean genotypes (Williams 82, normally nodulating, and NOD1-3, hypernodulating mutant of 'Williams'), one mung bean line ('Berkum'), and one hyacinth bean line (cultivar unknown) were evaluated in the study.
Hyacinth bean is actually an old-fashioned vine that has been rediscovered by contemporary gardeners.
* Hyacinth bean vine forms a dense green canopy; lots of violet, sweet pea-like flowers are followed by ornamental purple pods.
There are cultivars of hyacinth bean that come in slightly different colors, but one of the most popular is "Ruby Moon," which produces vigorous vines with a plethora of purple blooms and pods.
Large vines, such as cathedral bells and hyacinth bean vine, need sturdy supports.
To shade the house during the hottest months, we planted purple hyacinth beans. We nailed strings to the eaves every couple of feet, making sure they were long enough to reach the ground.
Pea tendrils are edible; so are the flowers and young leaves of hyacinth beans (Dolochos lablab).
Blue hyacinth beans, Dolichos lablab (also called Lablab purpureus) produce striking, deep lilac-blue flowers followed by maroon bean pods, which are edible but not the reason to grow the plants; they make a beautiful and fast-growing cover for all kinds of fences, trellises and arbors.