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Harbans L. Bhardwaj and Anwar A. Hamama

Mothbean is known to be a drought- and heat-tolerant legume crop ( Manga et al., 2015 ). It is also known by other common names, such as mat bean, matki bean, mout bean, or dew gram ( Stephens, 1994 ). The name “moth” comes from the Hindi word

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Giuseppe Colla, Mariateresa Cardarelli, Paolo Bonini, and Youssef Rouphael

‘Auxym’ is as follows: N 8.3 g·kg −1 , P 4.0 g·kg −1 , K 25 g·kg −1 , Ca 0.9 g·kg −1 , Mg 1.2 g·kg −1 , Fe 6.6 g·kg −1 , Mn 6.4 g·kg −1 , B 4.4 g·kg −1 , Zn 0.4 g·kg −1 , and Cu 0.2 g·kg −1 . The legume-derived protein hydrolysate ‘Trainer’ (Italpollina

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Dan TerAvest, Jeffrey L. Smith, Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Lori Hoagland, David Granatstein, and John P. Reganold

floor management systems, Shribbs and Skroch (1986) observed that apple trees under organic mulches had larger trunk diameter after four years compared with bare ground, cultivation, or a legume cover crop. Sanchez et al. (2003) and Hoagland et al

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Ricardo Goenaga, Tomas Ayala, and Adolfo Quiles

Cowpea is an important grain legume crop used as a feed for livestock and as a green vegetable, and its dry beans provide 22% to 25% protein ( Goenaga et al., 2008 ; Murillo-Amador et al., 2006 ). Because of its versatility, high nutrition, and

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Michael W. Olszewski, Courtney A. Young, and Joel B. Sheffield

Illinois bundleflower and showy ticktrefoil are perennial warm-season legumes native to the United States found in prairies, woodland edges, wet meadows, or disturbed areas in 30 and 28 states, respectively ( USDA, NRCS, 2010a ). Stands of

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Elizabeth A. Perkus, Julie M. Grossman, Anne Pfeiffer, Mary A. Rogers, and Carl J. Rosen

soil improvement. N-fixing legume cover crops in particular have been shown to provide sufficient N for subsequent crops ( Drinkwater et al., 1998 ; Finney et al., 2016 ; Parr et al., 2011 ; Tonitto et al., 2006 ; White et al., 2017 ), and fields

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Timothy G. Porch, Matthew W. Blair, Patricia Lariguet, Carlos Galeano, Clive E. Pankhurst, and William J. Broughton

Common bean is the principal grain legume used for direct human consumption worldwide ( Broughton et al., 2003 ) and is increasingly recognized for its high nutritional quality. Thus, it is an important target for intensive genomics research such

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Kate A. Ivancic, Matthew D. Ruark, Francisco J. Arriaga, and Erin M. Silva

typically occupy fields for the majority of the growing season, which limits the ability to plant cover crops in the fall, particularly as options for overwintering grasses and legumes are minimal. Spring seeding allows for greater choice in the types of

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Sameh Sassi-Aydi, Samir Aydi, and Chedly Abdelly

The N requirement of legumes can be met by inorganic N assimilation and symbiotic N 2 fixation, and in practice, legumes obtain their N through both processes. The extent of damage caused by water stress depends on N nutrition among other factors

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James D. McCurdy, J. Scott McElroy, and Elizabeth A. Guertal

. However, little is known about inclusion of legumes in maintained turfgrass. Since the advent of herbicides, efforts in the turfgrass industry have often focused on maintaining monocultures for aesthetics and increased playability. Thus, a biologically