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By: Dawn Berkelaar
Published: 2013-04-20

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The article by Dov Pasternak about lablab (in this issue) reminded me of material in ECHO’s files from many years ago. Reimar von Schaaffhausen, working in São Paulo, Brazil, sent articles and letters over the years about the valuable role that lablab (and pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan]) have played in providing feed for livestock during the dry season. The information is summarized in the next several paragraphs.