Green manure

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1. An annual cover crop that is turned into the soil before it flowers.

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Green manure cover crops.
Source: http://agritech.tnau.ac.in/org_farm/orgfarm_green%20manure.html

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Mustards are examples of green manure plants.
Source: https://www.growveg.com/guides/green-manures-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/