1. 01/01/1984 This publication draws upon the traditions and skills of cooking and processing cowpeas in Africa. It contains many recipes. 2 copies 96 pages, illustrated, photos
  2. The 2:4 maize–double cowpea system consists of 4 rows of cowpea and 2 rows of maize, all planted on the same day. The second cowpea crop is planted after the first has been harvested (about 60 days after planting).1 The maize and cowpea are densely planted. The objective of this trial is to gain...
  3. In the report, country-by-country summaries are presented of principal constraints to production and utilization of beans/cowpeas, of present program objectives and activities, and of perceived need by the various national program leaders, to the extent that reliable information has been...
  4. 17/07/2020 Le niébé (Vigna unguiculata) est une légumineuse à graines comestibles, cultivée dans les tropiques comme engrais vert/culture de couverture. Le niébé prospère dans les climats chauds avec des précipitations annuelles de 750 à 1100 mm. Une fois ses racines établies, il est assez tolérant à la...
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 31/08/2016 «Avant de recevoir la formation à ECHO, nous avions des difficultés à nous procurer des légumes frais à certaines périodes de l’année; de même, certains légumes et plantes comme les feuilles de niébé, le gombo ou l’oseille sont quasi introuvables en saison sèche. Après la formation, j’ai...
  9. 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.
  10. 01/01/2014 légumineuse polyvalente cultivée pour la consommation humaine ainsi que pour améliorer les sols et le fourrage animal. C’est la deuxième légumineuse à grains la plus cultivée en Afrique (National Research Council, 2006). Bien que cette légumineuse soit cultivée partout dans les tropiques, et qu’...