University Of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

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Pigeonpea & Dolichos Breeder
University of Agricultural Sciences
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Crop Improvement > Bio Chemistry & Nutrition

Bio Chemistry & Nutrition

Narayanan and Dabadghao (1972): Forage crops of India.
Viswanathan, et al., (1972): Study of variability for protein content in Dolichos lablab
Kay, (1975): Food Legumes.
Talbot and Etzler, (1978): Development and Distribution of Dolichos biflorus Lectin as Measured by Radioimmunoassay.
Fernandes and Nagendrappa, (1979): Chemical constituents of Dolichos lablab (field bean) pod exudates.
Ramamani et al., (1979): Toxic and anti-growth effects of raw and processed field bean.
Guran, (1983): Isolation and properties of a lectin from the seeds of the Indian bean.
Kumar and Rao, (1986): The nature of lectins from Dolichos.
Milera, et al., (1989): The effect of the inclusion of Lablab purpureus forage as 30% of dairy cow rations.
Kumar and Bhatnagar,(1989). Stigmatic surface and exudate in Lablab purpureus.
Shivashankar, et al., (1989): Field bean - Botany, culture and improvement.
Awasthi, et al., (1990): Variation in nitrate reductase activity and protein in the leaves and pods of sem.
Deka and Sarkar, (1990): Nutrient composition and antinutritional factors of Dolichos lablab L. seeds.
Gracia, et al., (1990): Nutritive value of Lablab purpureus for sheep and goats.
Ismunadji and Arsyad, (1990): Lablab bean-An unexploited potential food legume.
Torres and Manalo (1990): Phyto-chemical investigation of Dolichos lablab L. by thin layer chromatography.
Shasthry and John, (1991): Biochemical changes and In vitro protein digestibility of the endosperm of germinating Dolichos lablab.
Sarwatt, et al., (1991): Effects of substituting Dolichos bean meal with soybean meal on the performance of broiler chicken.
Iglesias, et al., (1992): Nutritive value of mixed silage of maize and Lablab purpureus.
Caceres, et al., (1992): Nutritive value of Lablab purpureus, sunflower and kenaf without fertilizer application or irrigation.
Mafwere and Mtenga (1992): Lablab (Dolichos lablab) meal as protein supplement for weaned fattening lambs.
Gowda et al. (1994): The complete primary structure of a unique mannose/glucose-specific lectin from field bean (Dolichos lablab)..
Abule, et al., (1995): The effect of supplementing teff (Eragrostis tef) straw with graded levels of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and Lablab (Lablab purpureus) hays on degradation, rumen particulate passage and intake by crossbred calves.
Devaraj and Manjunath, (1995): Effect of cooking on proteinase inhibitors of Dolichos bean.
Sistachs, et al., (1995): Effect of the dosage and intercropping time of Dolichos (Lablab purpureus) during the establishment of king grass (Pennisetum purpureum).
Vijayakumari, et al., (1995): Effects of various water or hydrothermal treatments on certain antinutritional compounds in the seeds of, Dolichos lablab var. vulgaris L.
Esperance, (1996): Effect of supplementation with Dolichos (Lablab purpureus) on the nutritive value of diets based on silage of low quality.
Karachi, (1997): Growth and nutritive value of Lablab purpureus accessions in semi - arid Kenya.
Mupangwa, et al., (1997): Chemical composition and dry matter degradability profiles of forage legumes Cassia rotundifolia cv. Wynn, Lablab purpureus cv. Highworth and Macroptilium atropurpureum cv. Siratro at 8 weeks of growth (pre-anthesis).
Kadam and Chavan, (1998). Handbook of Vegetables.
Dixon, et al., (1998): Lablab (Lablab purpureus) and lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) seeds as supplements for sheep fed low quality roughage.
Yoshikawa, et al., (1998): Medicinal food stuffs. XII. Saponin constituents with adjuvant activity from hyacinth bean, the seeds of Dolichos lablab L. (1) structures of Lablabosides A, B and C.
Al-Othman, (1999): Chemical composition and nutritional evaluation of Dolichos lablab (L. purpureus (L) Sweet) grown in Al-Gassim region of Saudi Arabia.
Devaraj and Manjunatha (1999): Purification and characterization of a proteinase inhibitor from field bean.
Diaz, et al., (1999): Leaf protein concentrates from Lablab purpureus cv. Rongai.
Mo, et al., (1999): Purification and characterization of Dolichos lablab lectin.
Koo, et al., (2000): Purification and characterization of serine protease inhibitors from Dolichos lablab seeds; prevention effects on pseudomonal elastase-induced septic hypotension.
Mupangwa, et al., (2000): Effect of supplementing a basal diet of Chloris gayana hay with one of three protein - rich legume hays of Cassia rotundifolia, Lablab purpureus and Macroptilium atropurpureum forage on some nutritional parameters in goats.
Paul and Gowda, (2000): Purification and characterization of polyphenol oxidase from the seeds of field bean (Dolichos lablab).
Ye et al., (2000): Dolichin, a new chitinase-like antifungal protein isolated from field beans.
Chung and Kim, (2001): Volatile components in lesser used legumes-Dolichos lablab.
Fakhoury and Woloshuk, (2001): Inhibition of growth of Aspergillus flavus and fungal α-amylases by a lectin-like protein from Lablab purpureus.
Padilla, et al., (2002): Harvest time in canavalia (Canavalia ensiformis), pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) and Dolichos (Lablab purpureus) to determine biomass quality.
Tulasi and Nadimpalli, (2002): Purification and characterization of a galactose-specific lectin from the stems and leaves of Dolichos lablab (Indian Lablab beans).
Uddin, et al., (2002): Studies on growth and some of nutritional indices of photosensitive Lablab bean (Lablab purpureus L. Sweet) during summer.
Chakraborti and Parthasarathy, (2003): “Lablab bean” - Vegetable Crops. Composition and uses
Melaku, et al., (2003): In vitro and in situ evaluation of selected multipurpose trees, wheat bran and Lablab purpureus and potential feed supplementations to tef (Eragrostis tef) straw.
Odunsi, (2003): Assessment of Lablab (Lablab purpureus) leaf meal as a feed ingredient and yolk colouring agent in the diet of layers.
Adeparusi and Eleyinmi, (2004): Effect of processed Lablab bean (Lablab purpureus) meal supplementation on the digestability and growth response of Carp (Cyprinus carpio).
Chetia, et al., (2004): Effect of cooking on nutritional quality of field bean (Dolichos lablab L.) seeds: Bioprospecting of commercially important plants.
Chung and Kim, (2004): Food and nutritional properties of Dolichos lablab.
Khatoon and Prakash, (2004): Nutritional quality of microwave-cooked and pressure-cooked legumes.
Tolford, et al., (2004): Lectin Quantified among Lablab purpureus genetic resources regenerated in Georgia, U.S.A.
Abule-Ebro, et al., (2005): The supplemen-tation of haricot bean residue with Lablab (Lablab purpureus) hay in the diet of Arsibulls and heifers (Bos indicus).
Amodu, et al., (2005): The nutritive value of laboratory ensiled Lablab (Lablab purpureus) and millet (Pennisetum americanum).
Lawal, et al., (2005): Effect of selected Hofmeister anions on functional properties of protein isolate prepared from Lablab seeds
Padmakar, et al., (2005): Purification of alkaline protease from the cotyledons of germinating Indian bean seeds.
Ramakrishna and Rao, (2005): Purification of acidic protease from the cotyledons of germinating Indian bean (Dolichos lablab L. var. lignosus) seeds.
Gowda, (2006): Uses and chemical composition of Dolichos bean green pod.
Kanade, et al., (2006): The conformational state of polyphenol oxidase from field bean (Dolichos lablab) upon SDS and acid-pH activation.
Latha, et al., (2006): Affinity purification, physicochemical and immunological characterization of a galactose-specific lectin from the seeds of Dolichos lablab.
Ramakrishna and Ramakrishna, (2006): Storage protein degradation in germinating Indian bean (Dolichos lablab var. lignosus) seeds
Ramakrishna, et al., (2006): Anti-Nutritional Factors during Germination in Indian Bean (Dolichos lablab L.) seeds.
Subagio, (2006): Characterization of hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet) seeds from Indonesia and their protein isolate.
Tefera, et al., (2006): Identifying vegetable Lablab types by participatory assessment: Panelists’ perceptions of morphological traits and organoleptic taste assessment.
Santosh and Lalitha (2007): A polyphenol oxidase and galactose specific lectin chimera from field bean (Dolichos lablab) Seeds
Osman, (2007): Changes in nutritent coposition, trypsin inhibitor, phylat, tannins and protein digestibility of Dolichos occurring during germination.
Osman, (2007): Effect of different processing methods, on nutrient composition, antinutrional factors, and In vitro protein digestibility of Dolichos lablab bean.
Ramakrishna, (2007): Mobilization of albumins and globulins during germination of Indian bean (Dolichos lablab L. var. lignosus) seeds.
Venkatachalam and Shridhar, (2007): Val bean (Lablab purpureus L.) proteins: composition and biochemical properties.
Ramakrishna, et al., (2008): Changes in anti-nutritional factors in Dolichos seeds during germination and their behaviour during cooking.
Rameshwaram, et al., (2008): Complete primary structure of a newly characterized galactose-specific lectin from the seeds of Dolichos.
Janarthanan, et al., (2008): Arcelins from Lablab and insecticidal activity in storage pests.
Kanade, et al., (2009): The unique enzymatic function of field bean (Dolichos lablab) D-galactose specific lectin: a polyphenol oxidase.
Icishahayo et al., (2009): Assessment of quality and health of field bean seeds home-saved by smallholder farmers.
Ricardo et al. (2015): Mucuna pruriens (Dolichos pruriens) as nutritional supplement and cognitive enhancer in children.
Serah Theuri et al. (2015): DNA Damage Inhibitory Activities, Antiacetylcholinesterase, Anti-procine ɑ-Amylase and Antioxidant Properties of Dolichos Lablab Bean.