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Chickpea

Crop name CZ (Latin)  Cizrna beraní (Cicer arientinum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom CZ (Latin) Rostliny (Plantae)
Clade CZ (Latin) Cévnaté rostliny (Tracheobionta)
Division CZ (Latin) Krytosemenné (Magnoliophyta)
Class CZ (Latin) Vyšší dvouděložné (Rosopsida)
Code CZ (Latin) Bobotvaré (Fabales)
Family CZ (Latin) Bobovité (Fabaceae)
Genus CZ (Latin) Cizrna (Cicer)
Order CZ (Latin) Cizrna beraní (Cicer arientinum)
Area of origin India
Biological characteristics 
Plant size [cm] 20 – 60
Number of seeds in pod [pcs] 1 – 2
Chemical characteristics 
Proteins [%] 15 – 30
Fiber [%] 2 – 12
Fats [%] 4 – 8
Starch [%] 48 – 61
Yield characteristics and post-harvest processing 
Humidity for harvest [%] 15 – 16
Storage humidity [%] 14
Bulk density (at storage humidity) [kg/m3] 700 – 800
Weight of a thousand seeds [g/1000 seeds] 90 – 600
Yield (hectare) [t/ha] 1 – 2,2
Sowing rate [kg/ha] or sowing unit (number of seeds/ha) 350 000 – 750 000 seeds/ha
Interesting facts 
Usable parts of the crop Dry seeds, Green plants
Use of the crop Food, Vegetables, Feeding