Leguminous is used to describe plants in the legume family, which includes the plants that produce some beans, peas, and lentils. Crops which have nodules in their roots which contain nitrogen fixing bacteria are called leguminous crops.
Uses of leguminous crops:
1. They help in Nitrogen fixation.
2. They are helpful during crop rotation.
3. They help in reducing soil erosion.
4. They improve soil structure.