Beans, peas, and other legumes as food.

One of 1,872 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products.

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38, ii p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. November 15, 1906.

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Description

Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products.

Physical Description

38, ii p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Revised November 15, 1906.

"Prepared under the supervision of the Office of Experiment Stations."

"Some of the illustrations used are from original drawings, others are adapted from Vilmorin-Andrieux's "Vegetable Garden," and other well-known works"--P. 3.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Geographical distribution -- The bean -- The pea -- The lentil -- The peanut -- Nutritive value of the legumes -- Digestibility of the bean, pea, and lentil -- Extent to which legumes are used in dietaries -- Comparative value of legumes in relation to their cost -- Summary.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • November 15, 1906

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  • Feb. 15, 2009, 11:07 p.m.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. Beans, peas, and other legumes as food., book, November 15, 1906; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6428/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.