Faba Pod (image) American Society of Agronomy Share Print E-Mail Caption Faba beans pods come in a range of sizes and bear varying numbers of seeds. The plants help increase vital nitrogen in the soil Credit Masoud Hashemi. Usage Restrictions Please use with story only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.