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jkirkbri at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV jkirkbri at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
Wed Jul 26 16:20:54 EST 1995

Harold D.L. Corby has reported what he claims to be the largest legume 
seed (The Bean Bag, number 35, May 1992, page 3):
    Dimensions: 17 X 14 X 7.5 cm.
    Weight: 645 g. fresh
            334 g. dry
    Gross volume: 710 cc.
    Bouyancy cavity: 190 cc.
    Embryo length, including plumule: 9.5 cm.

Joseph H. Kirkbride, Jr.
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory
Room 304, Building 011A, BARC-West
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2350 USA
Voice telephone: 301-504-9447
FAX: 301-504-5810
Internet: jkirkbri at asrr.arsusda.gov

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