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Estimation of canavanine in the seeds of three Canavalia species


, : Estimation of canavanine in the seeds of three Canavalia species. Tropical Science 32(3): 319-320

Mean concentration of canavanine was 3.47, 3.06 and 2.86% in mature seeds of Canavalia ensiformis, C. gladiata and C. virosa, respectively.

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