Green gram is an important pulses crop in India and believed to be originated from India. It is short duration legume crop grown mostly as a fallow crop in rotation with rice. Similar to the leguminous pulses, green gram, enriches soil nitrogen content. It is grown mostly in Asian region traditionally while its cultivation has spread to Africa and Americas relatively in the recent times. More than 70%t of world’s green gram production comes from India. Green gram is scientifically known as Vigna radiata and it is commonly known as Mung in India. The plant grows as a small shrub with twining upper branches.
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