Tag: cowpea

Assessment of Diversity in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) Cultivars Using Agromorphological Traits

The cowpea is the second most important cash crop in Chad after peanuts, however the native varieties are not valued. This study’s objective was to assess the agromorphological diversity of 45 cultivars and the structure of that diversity using 18 descriptors. The majority of cowpea seeds grown for human consumption are kidney-shaped (84.44%), white (73.33%), […]

Integrated Weed Management in Ginger (Zingiber officinale) for Higher Productivity in Plains of Assam

During 2014-15 and 2015-16, a field experiment was conducted at the Assam Agricultural University’s Instruction-cum-Research Farm in Jorhat district, Assam, India, to identify a suitable combination of ginger and cowpea intercropping, as well as various weed management practises, to effectively manage weeds in ginger. Since it is a widely spaced and long-lasting crop, growers have […]

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