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Lupins

Lupins

Lupins are legumes with deep taproots and nitrogen fixing nodules. They are great at producing green manure and opening and aerating soils.

The flowers of blue and yellow lupins attract beneficial insects and enhance pollination.

Lupin poisoning of cattle has been due to quinolizidine alkaloids or their N-oxides. Bitter lupins have more toxins. Sweet lupins have less or none.

Lupin regenerative agriculture
Lupin soil health
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