The seed coats of cowpeas and other grain legumes: structure in relation to function.

@inproceedings{Lush1980TheSC,
  title={The seed coats of cowpeas and other grain legumes: structure in relation to function.},
  author={W. M. Lush and Lloyd Thomas Evans},
  year={1980}
}
Abstract The structure of the seed coat of a number of grain legumes and their wild relatives was studied in relation to its function and with particular emphasis on cowpeas, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. ( V. sinensis (L.) Savi). Structurally all of the seed coats examined, except those of groundnuts ( Arachis hypogaea ), conformed to the general pattern for legumes, but there was considerable variation in thickness associated with differences in the size of cells. The specific weight of the… CONTINUE READING

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