Dry peas are one of the most common types of pulses which are high in protein and fibre and low in fat. Peas, like other pulses, are recognized as a healthy food choice in a number of ways. Peas can also be used in a number of livestock feed rations. Peas are rich in protein, lysine and starch, and able to provide both amino acids and energy requirements for livestock. Peas, like other pulses, play a major role in improving environmental sustainability and mitigating climate change due to its biological nitrogen fixation capability that results in a lower fertilizer requirement and a lower environment impact in a cropping system.
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