Natural Fertiliser

Pulses are notable for their ability to grab nitrogen from the air and return it to the soil. This allows producers to cut back on nitrogen fertilisers.

85 million hectares of legumes around the world have helped to fix 3 - 6 million tonnes of nitrogen in the soil.

Water Efficient

Pulses do not consume very much water. Pulses are a long term sustainable cropping option.

Water consumption of legumes compared to other sources of protein