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    What are legumes? Explain the rationale behind crop rotation, particularly the inclusion of legumes in this process. Give an example of a crop rotation series.

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    Legumes are bean family plants and are important in crop rotation as they fix nitrogen (takes unavailable nitrogen and converts it to more bioavailable forms)

    Rotation is practiced to plant a series of plants with soil dependencies and characteristics over several seasons on a ...

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    Defines legumes in botanical context and discusses their, and other plants, with respect to crop rotation practices