Publication - Crop Profile for Lentil in Canada
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Crop Profile for Lentil in Canada
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The lentil (Lens culinaris L.) is a member of the Leguminosae family and is an important pulse crop in Western Canada. Lentil was first grown in Asia in 7,000 B.C. Today, India, Canada, Turkey, Australia, Nepal, United States, Bangladesh and China are the world's top producers of lentil. The crop is best adapted for production in cooler temperate zones.