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Peas grow in pods on vines, and some varieties (sweet peas, sugar peas, sugar snap peas, snow peas) are eaten in the pod.
Peas in the pod are eaten raw or stir-fried, while loose peas are almost always cooked, either steamed or boiled and eaten alone, sometimes with butter, or put in soup.
Peas travelled early to the Mediterranean, China and India and the Greeks and Romans were noted consumers of the pulse.
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 eMedicine - Pulseless Electrical Activity : Article by Sumit Verma
PEA is most frequently the end result of a major cardiac insult and commonly is caused by respiratory failure with hypoxia.
PEA is caused by the inability of cardiac muscle to generate a sufficient force despite an electrical depolarization.
Postdefibrillation PEA is characterized by the presence of organized electrical activity, occurring immediately after electrical cardioversion and in the absence of palpable pulse.
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 PEA Soup
The program for the Madison Metaethics workshop is up.
There will be papers by four PEA Soupers: me (Jamie), Mark Schroeder, Jussi Suikkanen, and Stephen Finlay (that's in order of appearance).
If there is any more good news that should be shared, by all means please add it in the comments section.
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  Pea Ridge National Military Park (U.S. National Park Service)
The battle of Pea Ridge is a very complex story and to more learn more about the battle and those who fought here please go here.
Sudden thunderstorms, lightning, hail and tornado conditions are prevalent during spring and summer weather patterns.
Almost half of the enlisted troops and many of the officers in the Union Army of the Southwest at the Battle of Pea Ridge spoke German as their first language.
www.nps.gov /peri   (266 words)

  Pea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pea is the small, edible round green bean which grows in a pod on the leguminous vine Pisum sativum, or in some cases to the immature pods.
Fresh peas are often eaten boiled and flavoured with butter and/or spearmint as a side dish vegetable.
Cooked peas are sometimes sold dried and coated with wasabi as a spicy snack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pea   (944 words)

 Pea - LoveToKnow 1911
PEA (Pisum), a genus of the order Leguminosae, consisting of herbs with compound pinnate leaves ending in tendrils, by means of which the weak stems are enabled to support themselves, and with large leafy stipules at the base.
The common field pea with tan-coloured or compressed mottled seeds and two to four leaflets is Pisum arvense, which is cultivated in all temperate parts of the globe, but which, according to the Italian botanists, is truly a native of central and southern Italy: it has purple flowers.
The everlasting pea of gardens is a species of Lathyrus (L. latifolius) with very deep fleshy roots, bold foliage, and beautiful but scentless flowers; the field pea (Pisum arvense) is better adapted than the bean to light soils, and is best cultivated in rows of such a width as to admit of horse-hoeing.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Pea   (1534 words)

 Pea soup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scandinavian pea soup normally includes pieces of pork – although it may sometimes be served on the side – and a typical recipe would also include some onion and spices such as thyme and marjoram.
Pea soup is also often served for large crowds in gatherings, simply because it is easy to make in large amounts and most people will like it to some extent.
Pea Soup, or Pea Souper is an idiom for fog.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pea_soup   (1651 words)

 Field Pea
Field pea is an annual herbaceous plant and the stems grow to a length of 2 to 4 ft. A leaf consists of one to three pairs of leaflets with a terminal, branched tendril.
Field pea can be grown on a wide range of soil types, from light sandy loams to heavy clays, but in any soil there must be good drainage as field pea does not tolerate soggy or water-soaked conditions.
Pea mosaic, a viral disease, induces severe stunting and mottling of leaves with streaks of yellowing on the stems.
corn.agronomy.wisc.edu /AlternativeCrops/FieldPea.htm   (3757 words)

 Agricultural Systems: Crop Production
Pea vines are a traditional Indochinese crop, and have the potential to contribute to the economic viability of small farmers in the area.
Pea vines have caught the imagination of chefs around the country, and in Seattle more than 40 restaurants are now using pea vines in their cuisine.
Pea vine weight at second harvest tended to be the smallest, while the third harvest accounted for 28% of the total harvested weight.
agsyst.wsu.edu /peareport.htm   (2146 words)

 Field Pea
Field pea was one of the first crops cultivated by man. While field pea has been predominantly produced in the Palouse region of Idaho, it is well adapted to North Dakota's climate.
Field pea (also known as dry pea) differs from fresh peas in that field pea is marketed as a dry, shelled product for either human or animal food whereas fresh peas are typically marketed as a fresh vegetable for human consumption.
Field pea will germinate best when the top inch of soil is from 50 to 64 F. In North Dakota, field pea is usually planted when soil temperatures reach 40 to 50 F or about mid to late April.
www.ext.nodak.edu /extpubs/alt-ag/fieldpea.htm   (2315 words)

 Crop Water Management - Pea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pea (Pisum sativum) is grown as a vegetable crop for both fresh and dried seed.
Pea is a cool climate crop and optimum mean daily temperature is 17°C with a minimum of 10°C and a maximum of 23°C.
Pea is sensitive to soil salinity with yield decrease at different levels of ECe similar to that of bean, or 0% at ECe 1.0, 10% at 1.5, 25% at 2.3, 50% at 3.6, and 100% at ECe 6.5 mmhos/cm.
www.fao.org /AG/AGL/AGLW/cropwater/pea.stm   (1070 words)

 Cover Crop Database: Complete Crop Summary of Field Pea
Germination of pea is cryptocotylar; optimum temperature for germination is 24 degrees C (Duke, 1981).
At maturity, pea (cv 'Early Dun') contained 34% of its total dry matter and 56% of its total N (90 kg/ha) in the seed, 60 kg/ha in the stubble, and 6-8% of the N fixed (less than 15 kg N/ha) in the root system (Herdina and Silsbury, 1990).
Common pea tolerates annual precipitation of from 0.9 to 27.8 dm with a mean of 137 cases of 9.2 (Duke, 1981).
www.sarep.ucdavis.edu /cgi-bin/ccrop.EXE/show_crop_17   (4497 words)

 IPM : Field Crops : Pea Aphids (Macrosiphum pisi)
Alfalfa, clover, and garden peas are the plants on which the aphids usually feed.
Pea aphids spend the winter in both the adult and egg stages.
Pea aphids can almost always be found in alfalfa and clover fields each year in the spring.
www.ipm.uiuc.edu /fieldcrops/insects/pea_aphids   (471 words)

 The Kids' Zone; USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chances are that the peas and lentils eaten by kids in New Jersey or Georgia or anywhere else in the United States are from the Palouse.
All (as in 100%) of the lentils and almost all (as in 95%) of the dry peas grown in the United States are grown on the Palouse Hills of eastern Washington and northern Idaho.
Peas have been found in caves in Thailand that are over 11,000 years old.
www.pea-lentil.com /kids.html   (500 words)

 pea - definition by dict.die.net
Note: When a definite number, more than one, is spoken of, the plural form peas is used; as, the pod contained nine peas; but, in a collective sense, the form pease is preferred; as, a bushel of pease; they had pease at dinner.
Pea berry, a kind of a coffee bean or grain which grows single, and is round or pea-shaped; often used adjectively; as, pea-berry coffee.
Pea maggot (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a European moth (Tortrix pisi), which is very destructive to peas.
dict.die.net /pea   (505 words)

 pea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Using peas as a green table vegetable began in the late Middle Ages, and the garden varieties were developed subsequently.
The garden pea is renowned as the plant with which Gregor Mendel conducted the experiments that initiated the science of genetics.
Peas are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
www.bartleby.com /65/pe/pea.html   (316 words)

 Cookbook:Pea - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Fresh peas are often eaten boiled and flavored with butter as a side dish vegetable.
Pod peas (particularly sweet varieties called mangetout and sugar peas) are used in stir fried dishes.
In the UK, dried, rehydrated and mashed marrowfat peas, sold as "processed peas" but usually known by the public as "mushy peas", are popular, originally in the north of England but now ubiquitously, and especially as an accompaniment to fish and chips or meat pies, particularly in chippies or fish and chip shops.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Pea   (312 words)

 Growing Dry Pea in Montana
Winter pea survival is enhanced when sown within standing cereal stubble or in deep furrows, and it is essential that winter pea germinate sufficiently early in the fall for a seedling to emerge and establish a rosette.
Pea aphids migrate to pea fields from nearby alfalfa fields and may be of particular concern after nearby fields of alfalfa hay are cut.
Pea plants mature from the bottom up and are physiologically mature when the uppermost pods develop a ‘netted’ or slightly wrinkled surface and the peas in the pods have initiated color change for yellow pea.
www.montana.edu /wwwpb/pubs/mt200502.html   (4848 words)

Pea probably originated in southwestern Asia, possibly northwestern India, Pakistan or adjacent areas of former USSR and Afghanistan and thereafter spread to the temperate zones of Europe (Kay, 1979; Makasheva, 1983).
The inflorescence of pea is a raceme arising from the axil of the leaf.
Peas require a cool, relatively humid climate and are grown at higher altitudes in tropics with temperatures from 7 to 30°C (Duke, 1981; Davies, 1985) and production is concentrated between the Tropics of Cancer and 50° N (Davies, 1985).
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/cropfactsheets/pea.html   (3173 words)

Several cultivars of peas are eaten pod and all, and are known as mangetout, edible pod peas, snow peas, sugarsnap peas, sugar peas or snap peas.
The snow peas are eaten before the pod inflates, whereas the snap peas are eaten when the seeds have partly matured and the pod is round.
Pea pods do not keep well once picked, and if not used quickly are best preserved by drying, canning or freezing within a few hours of harvest.Dried peas are often made into a soup or simply eaten on their own.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Pea   (902 words)

 Garden Peas
Peas should be planted in early spring, well before the last frost.
Peas are one of the first crops you will plant in your vegetable garden.
Peas quickly lose flavor after they are picked, so if possible, cook them the day they are harvested.
www.gardenguides.com /Vegetables/peas.htm   (399 words)

 Pea Plants   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mendel most likely chose to use the pea plant because they are easy to cultivate, small in size and reproduce quickly with a large amount of offspring.
Pea plants are also able to reproduce in two ways: self-fertilize and cross-fertilize.
This ensured that the plants to be studied were of a true or pure breed, meaning their offspring would only produce one form of each trait.
library.thinkquest.org /20465/peaexp.html   (398 words)

 Dry Field Pea
Pea seed germination rate increases with increasing temperature, but at temperatures greater than 64°F, the percentage of seeds germinating decreases (Table 1).
World-wide demand for field pea is strong, however the European Community may regulate field pea imports more severely in the near future and this is expected to weaken demand.
Growers who anticipate selling field pea to a wholesale buyer should contact that buyer prior to planting to determine which varieties are best suited for the area and which are in the highest demand.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/afcm/drypea.html   (3964 words)

 Peas: Vegetables and Fruits for Health the Pyramid Way
Frozen peas retain their color, flavor and nutrients better than canned and are lower in sodium.
Snow peas are lower in protein since their seeds are very small, however they provide twice the calcium and slightly more iron than green-shelled peas.
Sugar-snap peas are prepared by snipping the ends and removing the strings from both sides of the pod.
www.umext.maine.edu /onlinepubs/htmpubs/4256.htm   (853 words)

 Pea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peas are self-pollinated and seed may be saved for planting in next year's garden.
My peas are developing powdery, reddish lesions on the underside of the leaves.
Rust on peas and beans is more of a problem in the fall than in the spring.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/vegetables/pea.html   (562 words)

 Pea Glossary Term
The fresh pea is a small, round green vegetable, which is grown in a pod and is generally harvested in the early summer.
Field peas, unlike fresh peas, are grown to be dried and then split or used whole for use in purées, soups and food dishes requiring thickening.
Pod peas, such as the snow or sugar snap pea are grown to be eaten with both the pod and the pea together, either raw as a fresh pea or cooked.
www.recipetips.com /glossary-term/t--35781/Pea.asp   (200 words)

 Field Pea
Field pea was one of the first crops cultivated by man. While field pea has been predominantly produced in the Palouse region of Idaho, it is well adapted to North Dakota's climate.
Field pea (also known as dry pea) differs from fresh peas in that field pea is marketed as a dry, shelled product for either human or animal food whereas fresh peas are typically marketed as a fresh vegetable for human consumption.
Field pea will germinate best when the top inch of soil is from 50 to 64 F. In North Dakota, field pea is usually planted when soil temperatures reach 40 to 50 F or about mid to late April.
www.ag.ndsu.edu /pubs/alt-ag/fieldpea.htm   (2433 words)

 Use a pea sheller designed to shell more than just peas.
Pea Sheller™ is a new intermediate-size sheller for all garden fresh peas and beans.
Pea Sheller is guaranteed for one year against defects in parts and manufacturing not caused by abnormal operating practices.
The peas or beans in the pod (hull) are blanched in boiling water from one to four minutes.
www.peasandcornco.com /pea_sheller.asp   (594 words)

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