cowpea

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  • noun

Synonyms for cowpea

sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure

eaten fresh as shell beans or dried

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Similarly, 79% of farmers surveyed in Ghana reported doubling rice yields, and 85% of farmers surveyed in Uganda reported doubling yields from cow pea.
Seeds of five legumes namely faba bean, kidney bean, chick pea, lablab bean, cow pea were analyzed in the laboratory.
The present investigation suggests that application of proline may help decrease the adverse effects of drought in cow pea.
The implementation programme resulted in increased conservation agricultural methods such as pearl millet, sorghum and cow pea by up to 500% at household level, boosting household food security.
cow pea, mung bean, red bean ramina bean and alfalfa) and broadleaved species were more than cereals.
We grow various types of lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, peas, potatoes, corn, onions, cow peas, lima beans, string beans, squash, zucchini, eggplant, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, and this year we have added thornless blackberries.
Their crops include collard greens, okra, cow peas and African amaranth, as well as items more popular with American consumers, such as carrots, peas and lettuce.
In particular, the three-year project will focus on reducing losses of grains and pulses such as maize, rice, beans and cow peas - staple foods that play a significant role in global food security and have a major impact on the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers.