cowpea


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cowpea

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The Pod Borer resistant Cowpea is genetically modified, which enables the crop to resist the attacks from Maruca Virata (a pest that destroys Cowpea on the field) with little pesticide spray on the crop.
Forage crops:- 8 high yielding varieties/hybrids of forage crops comprising 3 f oats, 1 each of bajra, napier hybrid, forage sorghum, grain amaranthus, forage cowpea and marvel grass were released for cultivation in different agro-ecologies.
Evaluated seed performance of the different varieties and results showed that cowpea yielded 1.
76 t/ha) was recorded with application of butachlor + dhaincha (1:1) + 1hand weeding followed by Butachlor + cowpea (1:1) + 1 HW 2.
x1]) were recorded for cowpea grown in alternate rows of maize followed by cluster bean (LAI 8.
The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is also an excellent source of iron and zinc [30].
Insecticide treatment significantly increased days to maturity and pod filling in late season at both locations while it significantly reduced days to flowering in Ishiagu location suggesting that agro-chemical treatment promoted grain yield in cowpea through delayed maturity and prolonged pod filling duration.
In this context, the objective of this study was to evaluate native communities of AMF and NNFB, subjected to various land uses and vegetation covers, and their interaction with the cowpea crop.
Therefore, some studies have been developed with the cowpea crop searching for salinity-tolerant materials, which are mostly related to genotypes that do not reflect the currently used cultivars potential (Murillo-Amador et al.
Our hypothesis suggests that the entrapment of microorganism in the polymeric matrices together with the fluidized bed technique allows the controlled release of the bacteria without losing their symbiotic capabilities with cowpea.