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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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For a conventional Cowpea to make a good yield without the attacks from pest, pesticide would be sprayed on the crop at least 8 times before harvest, while the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea needs about 3 sprays before harvest.
Studies of iron and zinc retention after cooking were conducted for biofortified cowpea by Pereira et al.
Key words: Cowpea, sowing date, insecticide spray, host-plant resistance, southern eastern Nigeria.
Seeds of cowpea cultivars were produced from October 2013 to July 2014, at the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG) experimental area, Pombal, PB, Brazil (6[degrees]48'16" S; 37[degrees]49'15" W, 174 m altitude) .
Thirty accessions of cowpea from Ebonyi, Enugu and Kogi States, Nigeria were used for the study.
Breathing in the cowpea mosaic virus wiped out lung tumours in mice.
Summary: The water uptake kinetics of cowpea seeds were carried out at two different water absorption treatments - common treatment and microwave treatment - to evaluate the effects of rehydration temperatures and microwave output powers on rehydration.
According to the university, the project, originally called Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage (or PICS; www.