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Preliminary agrobotanical traits and chemical evaluation of Mucuna pruriens (itching beans): a less-known food and medicinal legume.

@article{Vadivel2000PreliminaryAT,
  title={Preliminary agrobotanical traits and chemical evaluation of Mucuna pruriens (itching beans): a less-known food and medicinal legume.},
  author={Vellingiri Vadivel and K. P. Janardhanan},
  journal={Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={22},
  pages={191-199}
}
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