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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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Biological activity and persistence of four essential oils towards the main pest of stored cowpeas, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.
Considering the annual consumption of over 85000 tons of chemical fertilizers in lands under the cultivation of legumes in Iran it is essential to provide for the farmers the effective and efficient inoculums of major legumes of the country such as cowpea which is one of the most important crops for human consumption through appropriate planning [16].
I've had my best successes establishing new beds of strawberries if I grow a winter-killed cover like cowpeas or field peas in the bed the previous season.
Farmers mix sorghum crop with other crops such as maize, cowpea, pigeon pea, green grams in the field.
Seeds for black beans, peanuts, and cowpeas will provide an important source of protein.
The rule regarding the amount of grain to feed per day to each cow applies only when good roughness, such as corn silage, clover, cowpeas or alfalfa hay is used.
Cowpeas, the principle protein-source crop in the Cinzana region, also fix nitrogen in this way.
McWatters and Cherry [26] reported that the emulsion, foaming and thickening properties of cowpeas may be influenced by their high carbohydrate starch component, which may interact with protein and other component in the starch.
Pod sucking bugs: Population of pod sucking bugs on cowpeas was determined by counting between 8-10 a.
Baseline data from SAMP1 pointed to a largely unmet demand for Open Pollinated Varieties (OPV) maize, groundnut, bambara nut and cowpeas.
Description : The draft Natural Resources Integrated management is to implement actions to support adaptation strategies of farmers to climate change effect to ensure: improved extension management techniques and methods developed natural resources, repopulation of forest trees to restore a favorable environment for the development of crops under rain (sorghum, cowpeas, peanuts, etc .
Low-income farmers in West and Central Africa often rely heavily on cowpeas (typically called "black-eyed peas" in the USA) for income and food.
Lati has six acres under cultivation and, along with almost 10,000 other farmers in the surrounding area, has all but abandoned maize in favour of drought-tolerant sorghum, cowpeas and pigeon peas, as part of an initiative by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (Agra).