Pulses, Healthy, and Sustainable Food Sources for Feeding the Planet
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali, Università degli Studi di Milano, via G. Celoria 2, 20133 Milan, Italy
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Chirurgiche ed Odontoiatriche, Università degli Studi di Milano, via Beldiletto 1/3, 20142 Milan, Italy
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Academic Editor: Setsuko Komatsu
Received: 4 January 2017 / Revised: 22 January 2017 / Accepted: 23 January 2017 / Published: 25 January 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pulses
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Pulses, a subgroup of legumes, are plant foods from the Fabaceae (Leguminosae) family. According to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), pulses are annual leguminous crops, used for both food and feed, yielding from 1 to 12 grains or seeds of variable size, shape, and color within a pod.[...]
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Iriti, M.; Varoni, E.M. Pulses, Healthy, and Sustainable Food Sources for Feeding the Planet. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 255.
Iriti M, Varoni EM. Pulses, Healthy, and Sustainable Food Sources for Feeding the Planet. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(2):255.
Iriti, Marcello; Varoni, Elena M. 2017. "Pulses, Healthy, and Sustainable Food Sources for Feeding the Planet." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 2: 255.
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