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  Guar
In Asia, guar beans are used as a vegetable for human consumption, and the crop is also grown for cattle feed and as a green manure crop.
Guar tolerates high temperatures and dry conditions and is adapted to arid and semi-arid climates.
The guar midge (Contarinia texana) is the primary guar insect pest in the Southwest.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/afcm/guar.html   (2807 words)

  
  Guar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The guar bean or cluster bean is an annual bean grown principally in India and Pakistan, with smaller crops grown in the USA, Australia and Africa.
Guar is drought-tolerant and can be eaten as a green bean, fed to cattle, or used as a green manure.
Guar beans have a large endosperm that contains galactomannan gum, a substance which forms a gel in water.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guar   (194 words)

  
 Bean. Who is Bean? What is Bean? Where is Bean? Definition of Bean. Meaning of Bean.
Bean is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of leguminosae (English: leguminous, legumes), used for food or feed.
Beans naturally succeed a culmiferous crop, and we believe it is not of much importance which of the varieties is followed, provided the ground be in decent order, and not worn out by the previous crop.
In ancient Greece and Rome, beans were used in voting (a white bean meant yes and a fl bean meant no) and as a food for the dead, such as during the annual Lemuria festival.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Bean   (1488 words)

  
 GUAR MEAL COULD BE USED AS CHICKEN FEED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Guar is a drought-tolerant legume primarily grown in North Texas and southwestern Oklahoma.
Its beans are used as a vegetable for humans in Asia, and guar gum is used as a stiffener in soft ice cream, a stabilizer for cheeses, instant puddings and whipped cream substitutes.
Guar gum is derived from the finely ground endosperm, or the food storage area that surrounds the embryo, said Dr. John Sij, professor of soil and crop sciences at the Texas AandM University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Vernon.
agnews.tamu.edu /dailynews/stories/POSC/Sep1302a.htm   (921 words)

  
 Guar bean: Dictionary definition
The Guar bean or clusterbean is an annual legume grown principally in India and Pakistan, with smaller crops grown in the USA, Australia and Africa.
Guar beans are drought-tolerant and can be eaten green like snap beans[?], fed to cattle or used as a green manure.
Guar gum is used in dairy products like ice cream and as a stabilizer in cheese and cold-meat processing, and can also be used in industrial applications such as the paper and textile industry, ore flotation or the manufacturing of explosives.
www.encyclopedian.com /gu/Guar-bean.html   (177 words)

  
 Guar gum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guar gum is an edible thickening agent extracted from the guar bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba).
Guar gum is a cold water soluble polysaccharide, consisting of mannose and galactose units.
Guar gum has very similar properties to locust bean gum, which is extracted from the seeds of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guar_gum   (232 words)

  
 Guar or Cluster bean as a commodity traded in Indian commodity exchanges like MCX,NMCE and NCDEX
Guar, also known as cluster bean, is an annual legume crop that provides with a natural source of hydrocolloid (substance that forms thick solutions at low concentrations with water).
Guar is basically a crop that is cultivated mostly in the arid and semi arid areas as it is drought resistant.
Guar was not known for its industrial application till in the times of World War II, when there was shortage of locust bean crop and the paper and textile industry of the world was searching for a substitute.
www.crnindia.com /commodity/guar.html   (1421 words)

  
 Guar gum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Guar gum (E412, also called guaran) is extracted from the seed of the leguminous shrub Cyamopsis tetragonoloba, where it acts as a food and water store.
Guar gum is made up of non-ionic polydisperse rod-shaped polymers consisting of molecules (longer than found in locust bean gum) made up of about 10,000 residues.
Guar gum is more soluble than locust bean gum and a better emulsifier as it has more galactose branch points.
www.lsbu.ac.uk /water/hygua.html   (527 words)

  
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The Guar bean is an annual legume grown principally in India and Pakistan, with smaller crops grown in the USA, Australia and Africa.
Guar tolerates high temperatures and dry conditions and is adapted to arid and semi-arid climates.
Guar should be planted when soil temperature is above 70°F; the optimum soil temperature for germination is 86°F. A warm seedbed, adequate soil moisture and warm growing weather are essential for establishment of a stand.
www.farmingsolutions.org /successtories/stories.asp?id=165   (988 words)

  
 Guargum is a natural product
Guar Gum is produced from the seed endosperm of the guar plant (Cyampopsis tetragonolobus).
Guar gum is a non ionic polysaccharide based on the milled endosperm of the Guar bean (leguminous seed cyamposis tetragonaloba).
Guar gum undamaged by bleaching or thermal degradation and are available in several granulation and viscosity ranges.
www.angelfire.com /in2/guargum/defabout.htm   (429 words)

  
 Food & Agro Commodities, FRP Products, Guar Gum, Irrigation System - Param Exports
Guar Gum is a natural high molecular weight hydrocolloidal polysaccharide composed of galactose and mannose combined through glycosidic linkages, which may be described chemically as galactomannan.
Guar or clusterbean, is a cold water soluble polysaccharide.
Guar gum like locust bean gum, is a polysaccharide consisting of a straight chain of D-mannopyranose units joined by ß(1à4) linkages with a side-branching unit of every other mansole unit by a(1à6) linkages.
www.paramexports.com /guar_gum_facts.htm   (861 words)

  
 LabSpec - Grain Allergens
The ripe bean is rich in the storage protein fraction (the albumin fraction) common to legume seeds (30).
Guar is often an ingredient in weight-control preparations and in pharmaceutical jelly formulations, in suspensions, emulsions, lotions, creams, and toothpastes.
Eating ice cream with guar as an ingredient caused mouth and palateal edema in a patient with reversible obstructive sleep apnea caused by occupational exposure to guar dust (28).
www.labspec.co.za /l_legume.htm   (2388 words)

  
 Ingredients -- Guar Gum
Guar gum is a polysacharide (a long chain made of sugars) made of the sugars galactose and mannose.
Guar gum is used as a thickener in cosmetics, sauces, salad dressings, as an agent in ice cream that prevents ice crystals from forming, and as a fat substitute that adds the "mouth feel" of fat.
When mixed with xanthan gum or locust bean gum, the viscosity is more than when either one is used alone, so less of each can be used.
sci-toys.com /ingredients/guar_gum.html   (163 words)

  
 guar
Guar Gum is a Natural Hydrocolloid obtained from the ground endosperm of the guar plant, Cyanmopsis tetragonolobus belonging to the family Leguminosae.
Guar is mainly grown in India and Pakistan from July to December.
Guar Gum is a natural high molecular weight hydrocolloidal polysaccharide composed of galactan and mannan units combined through glycosidic linkages, which may be described chemically as galactomannan.
www.guar-gum.net   (809 words)

  
 Guar Gum Herbal Supplement from Herbal Extracts Plus
Guar Gum is a water-soluble, dietary fiber that is mechanically extracted from the seed of the Guar bean by mechanical separation of the endosperm from hulls and germs of the seeds.
Guar Gum is widely used commercially in the textile and paper industries, where it is employed as sizing to improve finishing and density of papers and fabrics.
Guar Gum is a water-soluble bulk-forming laxative, and as such, it is said to be effective in promoting regular bowel movements and relieve constipation and chronic related functional bowel ailments, such as diverticulosis, Crohn's disease, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome, among others.
www.herbalextractsplus.com /guar-gum.cfm   (1033 words)

  
 G.M. Associates • The History of Guar •
The Guar is a naturally rain fed crop and the total size of Guar crop varies from year to year depending on the monsoon rainfall.
Guar Gum was found to be the most suitable substitute for scarce locust bean gum.
The technology of Guar Gum extraction was commercialized in 1953 in the USA and after approximately a decade in India.
www.gempolym.com /guarhistory.htm   (421 words)

  
 RIRDC: The New Rural Industries - A Hanbook for Farmers and Investors-buckwheat
Guar or cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) is believed to have originated in Africa but has been grown throughout southern Asia since ancient times as a vegetable and fodder crop.
Guar gum has multiple uses in thickening, stabilising, sizing and strengthening all kinds of materials in the food, paper, textile, mining, petroleum and pharmaceutical industries.
Guar gum is located in a layer on the inner surface of the endosperm cell walls of the seed.
www.rirdc.gov.au /pub/handbook/guar.html   (866 words)

  
 World Intellectual Property Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
GUAR GUM OR CARRAGEENAN GUM This invention relates generally to a hydrocolloid coated tablet, to a hydrocolloid tablet coating, to a method to prepare hydrocolloid compositions useful to coat such tablet (s), a method for treating patients using such tablets and to an article of manufacture comprising such a tablet (s).
An evaluation of locust bean gum, carrageenan gum and guar gum as coatings for tablets (active drug ingredients) was successfully done in Examples 1-3 to observe visual appearance after being coated on actives as regards coating capability.
bean gum (Galactomannans), guar gum, carrageenan gum and mixtures thereof.
www.wipo.int /ipdl/IPDL-CIMAGES/view/pct/getbykey5?KEY=01/26633.010419&ELEMENT_SET=DECL   (3813 words)

  
 491. Carob bean gum (WHO Food Additives Series 15)
The carbohydrate component of carob bean gum is considered to be a neutral galactomannan polymer consisting of a main chain of 1,4- linked D-mannose units with a side chain of D-galactose on every fourth or fifth unit, attached through 1,6-glycosidic linkages to the polymannose chain.
Carob bean gum caused a significant rise in faecal N loss, resulting in a marked reduction of apparent protein digestibility from 87.8% in the controls to 75%.
In one study, carob bean gum was injected via the air cell and yolk or albumen routes into fertile eggs prior to and after 96 hours of incubation.
www.inchem.org /documents/jecfa/jecmono/v15je06.htm   (2407 words)

  
 Learn more about Bean in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Phaseolus acutifolius or Tepary bean">2.3 Phaseolus acutifolius or Tepary bean
In Java, Bean is a reusable software component.
Bean is the nickname of Julian Delphiki, a character in the Ender's Game series by Orson Scott Card.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /b/be/bean.html   (1547 words)

  
 Supremegums.com : Supreme Gums Pvt. Ltd.: - Guar Gum
In India, guar is grown in the arid and semi-arid regions, particularly in north-western states of India: Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh.
The most important property of guar gum is, its ability to hydrate rapidly in cold water to attain a very high viscosity.
There are many properties of guar gum such as non ionic, neutral polysaccharide and viscosity builder for water system.
www.supremegums.com /guar.htm   (374 words)

  
 GUAR FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Guar is drought-tolerant and can be eaten as a green_bean, fed to cattle, or used as a green_manure.
This is commonly known as guar_gum and is used in dairy products like ice_cream and as a stabilizer in cheese and cold-meat processing.
Guar gum has also proven a useful substitute for locust_bean_gum (from carob).
www.gottogetflowers.com /guar   (174 words)

  
 Guar bean Definition / Guar bean Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
guar bean is the endosperm, and the hull and germ are waste products.
Guar bean is a leguminous plant and the processed powder is used as a floatation agent in the mining and.
Guar Bean is a sun loving, annual robust legume which tolerates high temperatures and is resistant to drought.
www.elresearch.com /Guar_bean   (323 words)

  
 Guar, Guar Gum & Guar Gum Powder manufacturers, suppliers, exporters of Guar, Guar Gum & Guar Gum Powder
Manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of natural guar gum powder derived from guar bean for use in various industries including food, textile, pharmaceutical, oil, drilling, paint, explosives and mining.
Manufacturers of guar splits, psyllium husk, tamarind kernel powder, cassia gum powder and guar gum which is used as a natural thickener, emulsifier, hydrocolloid, bonding agent, stabiliser, geling agent, natural fiber, flocculant, fracturing agent.
Manufacturers and exporters of guar gum products like guar gum powder and guar gum splits which are used in food, textile dyes, explosive, paper industry, drilling and landscaping.
www.indiandata.com /guar_gum.html   (490 words)

  
 Guar, Guar Gum - Food Facts & Trivia:
The guar or cluster bean is most likely native to India, where the young beans are used as a vegetable.
They are also used as a livestock feed, and for producing a guar gum, which is used as a thickener and emulsifier in commercial food processing.
Guar gum has almost 8 times the thickening power as cornstarch, and is used in dressings, sauces, milk products, and baking mixes.
www.foodreference.com /html/fguargum.html   (213 words)

  
 Non-wood forest products for rural income and sustainable forestry - SEED GUMS 3
Locust bean (or carob) gum is the whitish powder obtained from grinding the endosperm of the seeds of Ceratonia siliqua, a tree widely cultivated in the Mediterranean region.
All the major producers of locust bean gum are shown as recent sources of imports into Japan (Table 15), together with smaller producers such as Greece, India and Morocco, but the data also highlight the extent of re-exports from such countries as Denmark, Netherlands and the United States.
Like locust bean, the hull of tara is tough and hard, and special processes have to be used to remove the hull before separating the endosperm and germ.
www.fao.org /docrep/V9236E/V9236e06.htm   (4477 words)

  
 Information Headquarters: Bean
Beans and Pulses Bean is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of leguminosae (English: leguminous, legumes), used for food or feed.
Of economic importance are the beans of the following genera of leguminosae * Phaseolus * Vigna * Vicia * Dolichos * Pisum * Lens * Lupinus Phaseolus spp The genus Phaseolus contains 55 species, 5 of which have been domesticated.
Cultural aspects In ancient Greece and Rome, beans were used in voting (a white bean meant yes and a fl bean meant no) and as a food for the dead, such as during the annual Lemuria festival.
www.informationheadquarters.com /How-to/Bean.shtml   (1498 words)

  
 Simulated Hail Damage on Guar
Guar can be characterized as an extremely drought tolerant summer annual legume that is adapted to the poor sandy soils found throughout the region.
Currently, guar bean splits (germ removed) are imported from either Pakistan or India; therefore, development and promotion of guar production would be beneficial to agriculture in this area and supply an alternative source of the raw material for U. processing plants.
The guar variety Kinman was planted on 11 June 2002 in a Miles fine sandy loam on a conventional-tilled field to achieve a population of about 3 to 4 plants/ft. After guar emergence plots were maintained and kept weed-free via chemical weed control or hand hoeing.
juniper.tamu.edu /Agronomy/Hail%20report.htm   (1201 words)

  
 Guar gum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Guar gum is extracted from the guar bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba).
Guar gum has very similar properties to locust bean gum[?], which is extracted from the seeds of the carob[?] tree (Seratonia siliqua).
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 TIC Gums - #1 Preferred Supplier of Hydrocolloids
A member of the legume family, guar gum is derived from the ground endosperm of the guar plant.
Although the concept of low molecular weight guars is not new, past efforts were alcohol precipitated, which added prohibitively to their cost, says TIC Gums vice president of research and development Dr. Florian Ward.
A member of the soybean family, guar gum is derived from the ground endosperm of the guar plant.
www.ticgums.com /store/Pressreleases99.asp   (7484 words)

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