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Lupine

Crop name CZ (Latin)  Lupina mnoholistá (Lupinus polyphyllus)
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) Lupina (Lupinus)
Order CZ (Latin) Lupina mnoholistá (Lupinus polyphyllus)
Area of origin North America
Biological characteristics 
Plant size [cm] 40 – 100
Grain length [mm] 5 -12
Number of seeds in pod [pcs] 4 – 8
Chemical characteristics 
Water [%] 10 – 12
Carbohydrates without fiber [%] 30 – 35
Proteins [%] 32 – 45
Fiber [%] 3 – 10
Fats [%] 4 – 7
Ash [%] 3,7 – 4
Starch [%] 8,5 – 13
Yield characteristics and post-harvest processing 
Humidity for harvest [%] 15 – 20
Storage humidity [%] 15 – 16
Bulk density (at storage humidity) [kg/m3] 700 – 800
Weight of a thousand seeds [g/1000 seeds] 350 – 400
Yield (hectare) [t/ha] 1,5 – 4
Sowing rate [kg/ha] or sowing unit (number of seeds/ha) 0,4 – 0,6 m/ha
Interesting facts 
Usable parts of the crop Dry seeds, Plants
Use of the crop Food, Feed, Forage, Oilseed