Faba Researcher in Field (image) American Society of Agronomy Share Print E-Mail Caption Fatemeh Etemdi, a co-author of this study, counts the lateral branches of faba bean plants in one of the research plots. 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.