1. This book explains the 'hows" and "whys" of cowpea culture to farmers, extension workers, studnets, and technicians. Cowpea enriches the soil and breaks the pest and disease cycle when grown in rotation with rice.
  2. Cowpea,Vigna unguiculata, is a climbing annual in the family Fabaceae grown for its edible seeds and pods. The cowpea plant is usually erect and possess ribbed stems and smooth trifoliate leaves which are arranged alternately on the stems. The plant produces clusters of flowers at the end of a...
  3. Legumes belong to the family Leguminosae. In the tropics, they are the next important food crop after cereals (37). They are sources of low-cost dietary vegetable proteins and minerals when compared with animal products such as meat, fish and egg (8). Indigenous legumes therefore are an important...
  4. 31/8/2016 "Before receiving training in ECHO, we had difficulty to buy fresh vegetables at certain times of the year; likewise, some vegetables and crops such as cowpea leaves, okra and sorrel are almost not found in the dry season. After training, I immediately decided to practice the art of tires gardens...
  5. 18/11/2015 Dr. Motis and Betsy Langford were introduced to the 2-4-2 system by Dr. B.B. Singh at the Ukulima Farm research station in South Africa in Feb. of 2015. They subsequently planned and conducted this experiment with other legumes at the main ECHO campus in North Fort Myers, Florida.
  6. 1/1/2014 El caupí (Vigna unguiculata) es una leguminosa versátil cultivada para el consumo humano así como también para la mejora de suelos y forraje para animales. Es el segundo grano leguminoso más sembrado en África (National Research Council, 2006). Aunque se cultiva en el trópico y por tanto es...
  7. 19/6/1992 Solar heating of cowpeas for at least 45 minutes will kill weevils without affecting cooking or germination percentages.
  8. 20/4/2014 EDN 122 resaltó las variedades multipropósito del caupí con enredaderas extendidas que cubren el suelo. A continuación presentamos una actualización de investigación de ECHO proveniente de Sudáfrica relatando nuestras experiencias a la fecha con una variedad de caupí en cultivo intercalado con...
  9. 1/4/2010 ECHO consideró de qué manera nuestros recursos pueden ser más útiles a la luz del reciente devastador terremoto ocurrido en Puerto Príncipe, Haití. Nuestra principal fortaleza está en el área de información agrícola pertinente para los cooperantes para el desarrollo, voluntarios de proyectos y...
  10. 20/7/2009 Grain legumes can be a tremendously important tool in combating malnutrition. The term “grain legume” or “pulse crop” is used for leguminous crops (e.g. cowpea, beans, peanut), the seeds of which are harvested dry and then cooked in various ways or made into flour. Being legumes, they provide a...