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Cowpea (Vigna sinensis)

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forage plants,
  • Cowpea,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. J. Morse, Scientific Assistant
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Plant Industry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 pages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25902025M
    OCLC/WorldCa927543432

    headquarters at Ibadan, Nigeria as a cowpea breeder, where I continued working on breeding cowpea varieties with improved plant type and early maturity until my retirement in This book is a compilation of all that I have learned about cowpea and its emerging importance in many countries as a major food legume in the coming Size: 1MB. Labels related to the crop - Agricultural Crops, Cowpea. results for "Agricultural Crops, Cowpea, All".


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Cowpea (Vigna sinensis) by W. J. Morse Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cowpea: The Food Legume of the 21st Century (ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Books). The story of cowpea (black-eyed peas) is a fascinating example of how science can solve the world's biggest problems―even more fascinating is the story of the scientist behind the research.

B.B. Singh wrote this book to serve as an accessible summary of cowpea breeding, management,and : $ Book January Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata, (L) Cowpea book, a multifunctional crop providing food for man and livestock and serving as a valuable dependable revenue Cowpea book commodity in many.

from book Chickpea (pp) Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata, is an important grain legume adapted to the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where it contributes to the nutrition, health, and income of.

Cowpea is a legume that is extensively grown throughout sub-Saharan Africa. It is a subsistence crop, often intercropped with sorghum, maize and pearl millet.

The grain provides valuable protein and the leaves are used as a nutritious vegetable. (IPM CRSP, ). Millions of african farmers grow cowpea, some two hundred million africans consumeFile Size: 1MB. Given quantities like that, one might question this species’ inclusion in a “lost crops” book.

But the cowpea’s widespread occurrence and importance in the lives of the most malnourished makes this particular grain legume critical for lifting the nutritional baseline. In this chapter, several characteristics of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), including nutritional and nutraceutical properties, and economic and social aspects of production were analysed with the objective to demonstrate that cowpea is a culture suitable for inclusion in food security programs.

Cowpea is rich in diverse nutrients, highlighting high levels of : Alexandre Carneiro da Silva, Dyego da Costa Santos, Davair LopesTeixeira Junior, Pedro Bento da Silv. Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.), originated in Africa and is widely grown in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia and in the southern United States.

It is chiefly grown for grain and animal fodder. Download Visual Reference Images from our eBook Page. Cowpea has been cultivated as a crop for thousands of years, and is well-placed to improve the sustainability of modern agricultural systems.

As part of a NIFA-funded project, Dr Louis Jackai, Dr Beatrice Dingha and Dr Mulumebet Worku and their students at North Carolina A&T State University are carrying out research that could open up wider avenues to the cultivation of this.

Cowpeas. Cowpea is a multi-purpose crop in the United States with cultivars developed as dry pulse for human food, fresh vegetable types [35], and many older. A review of the earlier literature on the cowpea was presented by Rachie Cowpea book Roberts (), whereas a book Cowpea book staff of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, on cowpea research, production and utilization (Singh and Rachie, ) is a compendium of later information on the by: 3.

Taxonomy, genetics, and breeding. Origin, taxonomy, and morphology of vigna unguiculata (L.) walp. Cowpea genetics: a review of the recent literature.

Recent advances in cowpea breeding. Wide crossing in African vigna species. Isozyme markers and taxonomic relationships among vigana species. Flavonoid HPLC fingerprints of wild vigna s: 2.

The story of cowpea (black-eyed peas) is a fascinating example of how science can solve the world's biggest problems—even more fascinating is the story of the scientist behind the research. B.B. Singh wrote this book to serve as an accessible summary of cowpea breeding, management,and : American Society of Agronomy.

Cowpea is eaten by Cowpea book as forage, and is commonly used in food plots for deer. A variety of birds, including wild turkey, eat the seeds and the plant can be used by quail as cover.

Some varieties of cowpea are used specifically for wildlife purposes (Ball et. Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.), an Cowpea book legume, is also commonly referred to as southern pea, blackeye pea, crowder pea, lubia, niebe, coupe or frijole.

Cowpea originated in Africa and is widely grown in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia and in the southern United States. Publication of this most appropriately titled book, Cowpea: The Food Legume of the 21st Century is very timely and extremely useful because there has not been any comprehensive book written on cowpea before now.

This book fills a major gap that has existed for a long time and provides information on the latest research findings as well as. This book, based on studies conducted in Ghana, investigates possible differences in the cowpea weevil from two agroecological zones in Ghana.

maculatus from the Coastal savanna and the Forest savanna transition zones were studied to find out whether changes have occurred in their generic status. Cowpea is a hardy crop but it hosts many pests that at-tack vegetables, including leafminers, whiteflies, leaf-hoppers, mites, thrips, and aphids.

Cowpea’s attraction for insects may be an advantage if the planting also at-tracts a sizable population of beneficial insects, but it isFile Size: 51KB.

Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), an indigenous legume to sub-Saharan Africa, is mainly grown in the dry savanna areas as an intercrop with millets, sorghum, groundnut and grains rich in protein are consumed in different forms in several parts of the tropics.

The average grain yield of cowpea in West Africa is approximately kg/ha, which is much lower than its potential yields. Cowpea can be planted in mixtures with buckwheat or sorghum-sudangrass to maximize its potential to suppress weeds.

It is often interseeded into corn for weed suppression (Clark, ). Although cowpea is known to be a quick-growing weed-fighter, it is less successful at suppressing perennial grasses, so cultivation of rows may be required for. Cowpea, (Vigna unguiculata), annual plant within the pea family (Fabaceae) grown for its edible legumes.

The plants are thought to be native to West Africa and are widely cultivated in warm regions around the world. In addition to their use as a protein-rich food crop, cowpeas are extensively grown.

The cowpea, although belonging to the genus Vigna, is closely related to species of the section Strophostyles of Phaseolus. It is a native of India and the region northwestward to thesouthern part of the Trans-Caspian District, but has been a cultivated crop for two thousand years or more.

It was intro duced into the West Indies in the latter. IMAGE: Bush-type vegetable cowpea is an important high-protein legume more. Credit: CSSA. Septem The story of cowpea (black-eyed peas) is a fascinating example of how.

Cowpea is native to central Africa. It is widespread throughout the tropics and in most tropical areas between 40°N to 30°S and below an altitude of m (Ecocrop, ).Cowpea is grown in more than two-thirds of the developing world as a companion or relay crop with major cereals crop (Tarawali et al., ).Inthe total world area was about 12 million ha, and Africa alone accounted.

1. Cowpeas are thought to get their name from when they were a key livestock feed in the USA. The cowpea is 25% protein. Fifty two percent of the cowpeas produced in Africa are used for food, 13% are used for animal feed, 10% are used for their.

A delectable, nutty flavored cowpea perfectly suited to the screaming hot summer heat in the South. This classic southern cowpea has long been a favorite of our customers for its impressive heat tolerance and wild productivity. The plants grow quickly in the face of intense weather and will produce tons of tasty, tender pods in a sweetheart.

of this book, who was the Principal Cowpea Breeder at IITA from tocovering more than 27 years. Working through a team of researchers and participatory international testing of the new cowpea varieties, Dr. Singh was able to catalyze the release of over.

Get this from a library. Cowpeas: utilization. [W J Morse] -- "The cowpea plant may be fed to live stock as pasturage, hay, or ensilage, and the seed may be used as human food. Cowpeas are not grown for seed more generally because of the uncertainty of the.

Cultigroup Unguiculata is the most diverse of the cultivated subspecies unguiculata and has the widest distribution. It is commonly called cowpea and is grown in Africa, India and Brazil.

These are prostrate, semi-erect, erect or climbing. Pods are coiled, round, crescent or. Cowpea definition is - a sprawling herb (Vigna unguiculata synonym V. sinensis) of the legume family related to the bean and widely cultivated in the southern U.S.

for forage, green manure, and edible seeds; also: its edible seed —called also black-eyed pea, field pea. The obvious strike against cowpeas is price. Our local feed store doesn't stock cowpea seeds, and ordering cover crop seeds online is expensive.

Buckwheat seeds bought locally clock in at a bit over a dollar a pound, but once you factor in shipping, cowpea seeds cost me about $ per pound even if you buy them in bulk. Now, to be fair, the. Know your Vegetables provides all you need to know about growing and cooking vegetables.

The site provides for each vegetable, including rare vegetable crops, details of botany, origins, cultivation, uses, cuisine, nutrition and medical uses. The vegetable grower has available all the information to successfully grow all vegetable crops, including site, soil, preparation seed sowing, care.

national trade. West and Central Africa is the leading cowpea producing region in the world; this region produces 64 % of the estimated 3 million tons of cowpea seed pro-duced annually.

Nigeria is the world’s leading cowpea producing country, followed by Brazil. Other countries in Africa, e.g. West Africa, are Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Mali. Cowpea is also planted in mixtures with corn, sorghum, sudan grass, and other crops. The rate of sowing for seeds is 35–40 kg/ha; for green fodder, 50 kg/ha; and for silage in mixtures with other crops, 25–30 kg/ha.

The seeds are planted at a depth of 4–9 cm. Plantings of cowpea are damaged by pea and bean weevils, beetles, and pea moths. Define cowpea. cowpea synonyms, cowpea pronunciation, cowpea translation, English dictionary definition of cowpea.

An annual African plant in the pea family, widely cultivated in warm regions for food, forage, and soil improvement. An edible seed of this plant. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) is one of the most popular grain legumes in Africa as well as in some regions of America and main subspecies is Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. subsp. unguiculata (L.) is often called "black-eyed pea" due to its black- or brown-ringed hylum. Cowpea is called the "hungry-season crop" because it is the first crop to be harvested before the.

Its chemical composing is similar to that of most comestible leguminous plants. Cowpea is a major beginning of protein in the diet of many people in sub-Saharan Africa. Cowpea has been found to be an of import nutrient grain harvest for about million people in the dry Savannah of tropical West and cardinal Africa (Bressani, ).

Cowpea mosaic virus (CPMV) is a non-enveloped plant virus of the comovirus group. Infection of a susceptible cowpea leaf causes a "mosaic" pattern in the leaf, and results in high virus yields ( g/kg).Its genome consists of 2 molecules of positive-sense RNA (RNA-1 and RNA-2) which are separately encapsidated.

Both RNA1 and RNA2 have a VPg (virus genome-linked protein) at the Family: Secoviridae. The Cowpea: A Recipe for Resilience by Michael W. Twitty a mess of black-eyed peas is eaten alongside greens as a good-luck food at the start of the civil year. No book preaches this scripture. It is word of mouth, the process of the heart, a lived text.

Brazil, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the American South—the cowpea’s story is one. Marketing the cowpea seed crop. One of 1, books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site. Showing of 20 Marketing the cowpea seed crop., book, ; Washington : J.

E. Barr.Cowpea Plant: The cowpea plant is an annual legume with a more or less erect stature. It grows up to 50 to cm tall.

Picture 1 – Cowpea. Cowpea Leaves: The leaves of the cowpea plant are designed to form three leaflets; the terminal leaflet is symmetrical in shape while the other two are triangular. These leaves are about 10 cm in length.Preview this book» What people are Africa Agriculture analysis application B.B.

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